Leeks, Onions and Seed Potatoes

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  • Charlotte (Salad/Second early Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    A classic salad potato
    This salad potato is high yielding with long, yellow tubers and waxy, tasty flesh. It will provide you with an excellent crop of delicious salad-sized potatoes that will store well. This variety has good blight resistance.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Charlotte

    In the kitchen: This variety of potato is suitable for boiling, mashing, steamed or sautéed.

     

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Potatoes need a bit of depth, you can grow them in the ground,  raised bed or in a deep planter. These should be planted around Spring, for earlies we recommend planting 30cm apart with 40-50cm between rows and for second earlies and main crops we recommend around 40cm apart with 75cm between rows.

    When to harvest: Earlies are usually ready when the flowers open and Maincrops are ready when the leaves have died. Look for these telltale signs to know when your spuds are ready, and then doublecheck by carefully scraping away the earth with your hand or a trowel to see that they’re a good size for harvesting.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Garlic Bulb ‘Picardy Wight’

    £3.99
    2 bulbs

    A quick and easy way to grow garlic

    A kitchen must-have, garlic is simple to grow. Plant in a sunny spot and you’ll harvest plenty of fat, juicy garlic bulbs in July and August. Adapted to cooler and wetter conditions, this variety grows well in the UK. It stores well too.

    Number of cloves: Approx 15 cloves per bulb

    In the kitchen: The possibilities are endless!

     

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Plant in spring approx 10cm apart in pots, containers, raised beds and any traditional veg patches

    When to harvest: When the leaves start to turn yellow in mid to late summer, you can check to see if they are ready to harvest. Carefully dig one or two up to have a look with a hand fork.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Onion Set ‘Sturon Globe’

    £2.99
    Pack of 50 (approx)

    A quick and easy way to grow onions

    Growing onions from sets are easy and require minimal aftercare once planted. This is a classic looking, white semi-globe onion that produces heavy bulbs in August/September which will store well.

    Number of sets per pack: Approx 50

    In the kitchen: The possibilities are endless!

     

  • Pink Gypsy – Organic

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    Attractive and Unusual!

    Pink Gypsy is a maincrop variety that has pink skin and white spots surrounding the eyes on the oval shaped tubers, they are prized for its distinct multi-coloured skin, resistance to disease, flavour and adaptability to colder climates.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Pink Gypsy (Organic)

    In the Kitchen: It is excellent for baking, roasting and mashing due to its fluffy white flesh.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Potatoes need a bit of depth, you can grow them in the ground,  raised bed or in a deep planter. These should be planted around Spring, for earlies we recommend planting 30cm apart with 40-50cm between rows and for second earlies and main crops we recommend around 40cm apart with 75cm between rows.

    When to harvest: Earlies are usually ready when the flowers open and Maincrops are ready when the leaves have died. Look for these telltale signs to know when your spuds are ready, and then doublecheck by carefully scraping away the earth with your hand or a trowel to see that they’re a good size for harvesting.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Setanta (Organic/Maincrop Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    A fantastic potato to grow!
    Setanta is a new Irish variety of potato with the ever-popular Rooster as one of its parent lines, which has been acclaimed for its high resistance to blight. Yields are large with beautiful oval red skinned tubers with creamy yellow flesh.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Setanta (organic)

    In the kitchen: It is excellent for roasting, baking and chipping owing to its high dry matter.

     

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Potatoes need a bit of depth, you can grow them in the ground,  raised bed or in a deep planter. These should be planted around Spring, for earlies we recommend planting 30cm apart with 40-50cm between rows and for second earlies and main crops we recommend around 40cm apart with 75cm between rows.

    When to harvest: Earlies are usually ready when the flowers open and Maincrops are ready when the leaves have died. Look for these telltale signs to know when your spuds are ready, and then doublecheck by carefully scraping away the earth with your hand or a trowel to see that they’re a good size for harvesting.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Shallot Set ‘Golden Gourmet’

    £3.99
    Pack of 20 (approx)

    A quick and easy way to grow shallots

    This is a very high yielding shallot producing a petite golden brown skinned bulb in September and October which will store well throughout the winter.

    Number of sets per pack: Approx 20

    In the kitchen: The possibilities are endless!

     

  • Arran Victory (Organic Heritage/Maincrop Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    This potato is worth the wait
    Arran Victory was first grown in 1918 and requires a longer time to produce than more modern varieties. You are rewarded though with beautiful blue, almost purple potatoes. It’s one of only two blue varieties still available for general growing and is still regarded in Scotland as the late season premium potato.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Arran Victory (organic)

    In the kitchen: It has excellent flavour and is perfect for producing supreme mash or roast potatoes.

     

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Potatoes need a bit of depth, you can grow them in the ground,  raised bed or in a deep planter. These should be planted around Spring, for earlies we recommend planting 30cm apart with 40-50cm between rows and for second earlies and main crops we recommend around 40cm apart with 75cm between rows.

    When to harvest: Earlies are usually ready when the flowers open and Maincrops are ready when the leaves have died. Look for these telltale signs to know when your spuds are ready, and then doublecheck by carefully scraping away the earth with your hand or a trowel to see that they’re a good size for harvesting.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Bambino (Organic Salad Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    Produces high yields of baby potatoes

    Small, smooth oval tubers with cream flesh with good flavour and smooth waxy texture. Good resistance to eelworm, scab and blight. These are a great choice for the home veg gardener.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Bambino (organic)

    In the kitchen: Great for salads

     

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Potatoes need a bit of depth, you can grow them in the ground,  raised bed or in a deep planter. These should be planted around Spring, for earlies we recommend planting 30cm apart with 40-50cm between rows and for second earlies and main crops we recommend around 40cm apart with 75cm between rows.

    When to harvest: Earlies are usually ready when the flowers open and Maincrops are ready when the leaves have died. Look for these telltale signs to know when your spuds are ready, and then doublecheck by carefully scraping away the earth with your hand or a trowel to see that they’re a good size for harvesting.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Duke of York (Heritage/First Early Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    A Rocket Gardens Favourite

    A long running heritage variety of early seed potato, Duke of York potatoes have yellow flesh and are oval in shape. A really delicious variety, perfect for salads.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Duke of York

    In the kitchen: Great for salads

     

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Potatoes need a bit of depth, you can grow them in the ground,  raised bed or in a deep planter. These should be planted around Spring, for earlies we recommend planting 30cm apart with 40-50cm between rows and for second earlies and main crops we recommend around 40cm apart with 75cm between rows.

    When to harvest: Earlies are usually ready when the flowers open and Maincrops are ready when the leaves have died. Look for these telltale signs to know when your spuds are ready, and then doublecheck by carefully scraping away the earth with your hand or a trowel to see that they’re a good size for harvesting.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Maris Bard (Organic First Early Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    A Rocket Gardens Favourite

    Maris Bard seed potatoes are one of the best varieties that we grow here at Rocket Gardens. Maris Bard produces high yielding crops of a good even size and, for many years, was the leading first early for maturing the fastest.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Maris Bard (organic)

    In the kitchen: This variety of potato is best suited to boiling and early salad use.

     

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Potatoes need a bit of depth, you can grow them in the ground,  raised bed or in a deep planter. These should be planted around Spring, for earlies we recommend planting 30cm apart with 40-50cm between rows and for second earlies and main crops we recommend around 40cm apart with 75cm between rows.

    When to harvest: Earlies are usually ready when the flowers open and Maincrops are ready when the leaves have died. Look for these telltale signs to know when your spuds are ready, and then doublecheck by carefully scraping away the earth with your hand or a trowel to see that they’re a good size for harvesting.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Nicola (Salad Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    Nicola is a dream potato for the amateur gardener.

    Bred in the early 1970s Nicola is a relatively new salad type – perfect for eating with the skins on. Beautiful thin smooth skin they have too, very clean looking spud.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Nicola (please note, due to availability, this is not an organic variety as advertised in our catalogue)

    In the kitchen: Excellent steamed/boiled and served hot or cold in salads.

     

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Potatoes need a bit of depth, you can grow them in the ground,  raised bed or in a deep planter. These should be planted around Spring, for earlies we recommend planting 30cm apart with 40-50cm between rows and for second earlies and main crops we recommend around 40cm apart with 75cm between rows.

    When to harvest: Earlies are usually ready when the flowers open and Maincrops are ready when the leaves have died. Look for these telltale signs to know when your spuds are ready, and then doublecheck by carefully scraping away the earth with your hand or a trowel to see that they’re a good size for harvesting.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Orla (Organic/First Early Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    Well suited to organic growing
    This variety is well suited to organic growing due to its blight and disease resistance. This yellow skinned beauty has supreme flavour and texture.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Orla (organic)

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Good for boiling and roasting.

    Plant out: March – April

     

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Potatoes need a bit of depth, you can grow them in the ground,  raised bed or in a deep planter. These should be planted around Spring, for earlies we recommend planting 30cm apart with 40-50cm between rows and for second earlies and main crops we recommend around 40cm apart with 75cm between rows.

    When to harvest: Earlies are usually ready when the flowers open and Maincrops are ready when the leaves have died. Look for these telltale signs to know when your spuds are ready, and then doublecheck by carefully scraping away the earth with your hand or a trowel to see that they’re a good size for harvesting.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • leeks

    Giant Winter Leeks

    £5.99
    (20 Plants)

    The gardener’s choice of leek
    Giant Winter is an excellent late variety producing heavy thick stems that will hold well in the ground for a long time and are winter hardy.

    Number of plants: 20

    Variety: Giant Winter (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Delicious in soups, stews and pies. You can steam, fry or boil. Finely chopping leeks brings out their flavour and texture.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: You may find multiple seedlings per plug, these are best separated out carefully. Use a pencil or small stick to make 5-10cm deep holes 10-15cm apart in the soil, then carefully put a leek seedling in each hole and water well to “puddle in”.

    Harvesting: Harvest in late summer/autumn before the plants start bolting (forming flower heads)

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Spring Onions

    Spring Onion – White Lisbon

    £5.99
    (20 Plants)

    Great for growing if you have limited space
    Loading your veg patch with spring onions is such a good idea. You can really pack them in as they hardly take up any space. They grow quite quickly during the spring and summer months too so you’ll be able to plant something else in their place later in the season.

    Number of plants: 20

    Variety: White Lisbon (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Spring onions are fab chopped up and thrown into a stir fry with some oriental leaves or in a delicious salad.

     

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant 10-15cm apart in a sunny spot.

    Harvesting: Harvest in late summer/autumn once you can see the tops of the onions have reached the right size.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Red Onion – Red Baron

    £5.99
    (20 Plants)

    A must have in the kitchen garden
    This variety will produce firm, flattish-round bulbs of a beautiful dark purple colour and red-tinged flesh. An excellent cropping red onion with good storage potential.

    Number of plants: 20

    Variety: Red Baron (organic)

    In the kitchen: Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Red onions are an attractive, milder, sweeter alternative to the yellow onion. Good for salads, marinades, salsas and roasts.

     

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant 10-15cm apart in a sunny spot.

    Harvesting: Harvest in late summer/autumn once you can see the tops of the onions have reached the right size.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • onion

    Onion – Bedfordshire Champion

    £5.99
    (20 Plants)

    A must have in the kitchen garden
    This variety is reliable and well suited to the UK climate with late summer maturity. A heavy cropping variety, Bedfordshire Champion produces large globe shaped, golden brown skinned bulbs with crisp white flesh and mild flavour with excellent storing capabilities.

    Number of plants: 20

    Variety: Bedfordshire Champion (organic*)

    Great for protecting your carrots!

    In the kitchen: Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Gently fry chopped or sliced onion and use as the base to pasta sauces, soups and stews. Or cut into wedges and roast. Alternatively cut into rings, batter and deep fry.

     

  • Leeks

    Leeks – Musselburgh

    £5.99
    (20 Plants)

    A tried and tested traditional variety
    With its strong growing habit, Musselburgh produces huge, handsome leeks with thick stems and dark green leaves. It is reliable, easy to grow, winter hardy, with good disease resistance and an excellent strong flavour. It will be ready for harvesting late summer to early winter.

    Number of plants: 20

    Variety: Musselburgh (organic)

    In the kitchen: Delicious in soups, stews and pies. You can steam, fry or boil. Finely chopping leeks brings out their flavour and texture.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: You may find multiple seedlings per plug, these are best separated out carefully. Use a pencil or small stick to make 5-10cm deep holes 10-15cm apart in the soil, then carefully put a leek seedling in each hole and water well to “puddle in”.

    Harvesting: Harvest in late summer/autumn before the plants start bolting (forming flower heads)

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.