SOGS Potato Day

5th February, 2011, Nesscliffe Village Hall, 9.00 till 3.00. breakfasts, lunches, teas, cakes, advice, seeds, compost, sacks, free entry, 15p per tuber.  Tel: 01939 260935


ANAIS*  Early, waxy, organic

ANYA  Second early, nutty knobbly salad

ARRAN PILOT early, favourite, white flesh, firm waxy texture

BALMORAL 2nd early, floury, waxy flesh, good scab resistance, high yield, shallow eyes


BRITISH QUEEN  second early, organic, dry floury texture, productive

CARA late main, organic, red eyed, high yield, disease resistant, mild flavour

CHARLOTTE  organic, second early, waxy salad, first class flavour

COLLEEN  organic, first early, waxy, reasonable blight resistance

COSMOS,  organic, second early, large yields of big tubers, some blight resistance

DESIREE  organic, main, the world’s most popular red, vigorous, fairly waxy, strong flavour

DUKE OF YORK First early, pale yellow tubers, dry texture, general purpose if grown on

DUNLUCE 1st early waxy white fleshed oval tuber, floury taste, boil, (not disintegrate) mash, chip, scab resist

EDGECOTE PURPLE 2nd early, yellow waxy tuber

EDZELL BLUE  second early, organic, blue skin, white flesh, very dry and tasty

GOLDEN WONDER Late main, russet skin, good for frying, roasting and keeping slug resistant

HOMEGUARD 1st early,white flesh, scab resistant, main potato grown during the war

INTERNATIONAL KIDNEY 1st /early/main, kidney shaped, 'Jersey Royal', waxy

KERR'S PINK Main, pink oval tubers, good blight resistance and good storage qualities

KING EDWARD  Main, creamy flesh good for chips, roast and mash

LADY BALFOUR  organic, main crop, bred for organic growing, huge yields, disease resistant

MARFONA  second early, high yielding, waxy baker, large tubers, stores well

MARIS PIPER Main, good flavour, for chips and baking, prone to slugs ans scab

MAYAN GOLD Early main, yellow skinned, long oval tubers, nutty flavour, not for boiling

MAYAN TWILIGHT  main, salad, unusual coloured red and white skin

NAVAN Main,floury, disease resistant, boil, bake, roast and chip

NICOLA  Main, organic, waxy, salad boiling potato

ORLA  1st early, organic, some blight resistance, high yield, scab resistant

PENTLAND JAVELIN 1st early, organic, salad

PICASSO  Main crop, large tubers, red-eyed, big yields, good keeper, mild taste

PINK FIR APPLE  Main, organic, salad, good flavour, knobbly

PREMIERE 1st early, organic, disease resistance, good flavour, dry yellow flesh

RECORD Main, organic, yellow flesh good for frying, good disease resistance

RED CARA Main, red skinned, cream flesh good for baking

RED DUKE OF YORK  1st early, organic,vigorous plant, wonderful flavour, dry

ROCKET 1st early, extra early new potatoes, waxy flesh, good size, yields and uniform

ROMANO Late main, organic, slug resistance, bred from Desiree, less prone to scab

SALAD BLUE 2nd early, organic, blue skin & flesh, not salad but mashes well and keeps colour. Antioxident

SANTE  Main, organic, disease resistance,  good for organic growing

SAXON Main, white skin, good for boil, mash and jackets

SETANTA  Main, organic, red, floury, blight resistant

SHETLAND BLACK 2nd early, very tasty

SMILE Main, red skinned with white smiles over eyes.  Good general purpose

SWIFT 1st early, fast maturing, larger tubers than Rocket, ideal for containers

VALES EMERALD  1st early, waxy

VALOR Late maincrop disease resistant, mild flavour

VANESSA 1st early, good yields, firm flesh, early 'Desiree'

WINSTON 1st early, large round smooth, white tuber, disease resistant, exhibition

YETHOLME GYPSY 2nd early, heritage variety with red, white and blu skin, good all rounder

YUKON GOLD  2nd early, yellow, baking and frying, buttery flavour


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