Shropshire Organic Gardeners Potato Day  February 9th 2013

Montford Village Hall (new venue in 2012)  SY4 1AD  Map at bottom of page

9am till 3pm, free admission, breakfasts, snacks and lunches available

Coffee and Cake All Day

Large range of vegetable seeds, onion sets, shallots and garlic.  Fruit trees, bushes and plants. Herbs too.

Over 50 potato varietes  15 per tuber   (except Sarpo collection, see below)

not all Sarpo varieties are available, see list below) 

Please check whole list on the day in case of other changes.  ie Vanessa has been removed from main list.

 Accord – First early, boil, salad, chips, light yellow, high yields, eelworm R01 resistant

Anya – Salad, boil, pink, long and knobbly, distinctive flour, award winner

Apache – Second early, boil, mash, bright red, cream eyes

Arran Pilot – First early, boil, salad, white, very early traditional, great flavour

Blue Belle – Main, boil, mash, roast, chips, cream, violet eyes,

British Queen – Second early, boil, mash, roast, white, a favourite

Cara – Main, boil, mash, bake, roast, white, red eyes, high yielding, disease resistant, stores well

Casablanca – first early, boil, salad, bake, roast, chips, white good cropper

Catriona – Second early, boil, salad, mash, roast, chips, white, blue eyes, excellent flavour

Charlotte – Salad, boil, mash, roast, pale yellow, first class flavour

Desiree – Main, boil, mash, bake, roast, chips, red, high yielding, drought resistant

Duke of York – First early, boil, salad, roast, chips, pale yellow, initially waxy becoming floury later

Epicure – First early, boil, salad, white, high yielding, delicious

Estima – Second early, boil, salad, mash, bake, yellow, big yields, large tubers

Foremost – First early boil, salad, white, large tubers, excellent flavour,

Harmony – Mai, boil, mash, bake, white, high yielding, stores well, some disease resistance

Home Guard – First early, boil, salad, white, good cropper, best eaten early

Innovator - Second early, bake, roast, chips, russet

International Kidney - Salad, boil, yellow, known as “The Jersey Royals”

Isle of Jura – Main, mash, bake, high yields, cream, good storage, some disease resistance

Juliette – Salad, boil, mash, roast, pale yellow, firm fleshed, resistant to scab and golden eelworm

Kerrs Pink – Main, boil, mash, bake, roast, chips, pink, best eaten with haggis

Kestrel – Second early boil, salad, mash, roast, chips, white, blue, good slug resistance

King Edward – Main, boil, mash, bake, roast, chips, white, red eyes, high yields,

Lady Balfour – Main, boil, mash, bake, roast, chips, red/white, high yields for organic production

Majestic – Main, boil, mash, bake, roast, white, drought resistant, can thrive in any soil

Marfona –Second early, boil, mash, bake, yellow, large tubers, stores well

Maris Bard – First early, boil, salad, white eelworm R01 resistant

Maris Peer – Second early, boil, salad, mash, roast white, good patio potato

Maris Piper – Main, boil, mash, bake, roast, chips, white, national favourite

Nadine – Second early, boil, mash, bake, white/cream, big crops, stores well, eelworm resistant

Nicola – Salad, boil, yellow, resistant to eelworm R01

Osprey – Second early, boil, mash, bake, roast, grows consistently well, white with pink eyes

Pentland Crown – Main, boil, mash, white, drought resistant, disease resistant

Picasso – Main, boil, mash, bake, roast, white, red eyes, very high yield, stores well, disease resistant

Pink Fir Apple – Salad, boil, pink, best cooked in skin

Purple Majesty – Main, boil, mash, bake, roast, deep purple, retains colour on cooking

Red Duke of York – First early, boil, salad, mash, roast, deep red, floury

Rocket – First early, boil, salad, white very early, good under polythene

Romano – Main, boil, mash, bake, roast, red, good disease resistance, slug resistant

Rooster – Main, boil, mash, bake, roast, chips, red, award winner

Sante – Main, boil, mash, bake, roast, chips, yellow, disease resistant, eelworm resistant R01

Sarpo Mira – Main, boil, mash, roast, red, high resistance to foliar blight

Sharpes Express – First early, boil, salad, roast, cream, floury, great flavour

Stemster – Main, boil, mash, bake, roast, red, high yields, good drought resistance, excellent keeper

Swift – First early, boil, salad, cream, earliest early, 60 days under polythene

Valor –Main, boil, mash, bake, white, high yield, drought resistant, blight resistant

Vivaldi – second early, boil, salad, mash, bake, roast, chips, white, unique texture, award winner

Wilja – Second early, boil, salad, mash, bake, roast, chips, yellow, high yields

Winston – First early, boil, salad, cream, large tubers, drought resistant, golden eelworm resistant

Yukon Gold –Second early, boil, mash, roast, yellow, gourmet favourite

Sarpo collection – Blight resistant varieties -

Blue Danube, Kifli, Sarpo Axona, Sarpo Una, Sarpo Mira – 20p tuber 

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