Growing Calendar for Potato 'Nicola' Growing Kit
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Get hold of an all-in-one potato Gro-Kit and grow your own new potatoes whatever your outdoor space.
Each kit contains:
What you need to do
Plant late summer for late second-crop harvest of yellow-skinned potatoes that are ideal for potato salads. These waxy oval-shaped tubers show great disease resistance.
Whether you choose to grow this autumn-cropping potato variety in open soil on the allotment or in a purpose-made Gro-Sack, you’ll be rewarded with a generous crop of potatoes in autumn that are perfect served hot or cold, making good boiling or steaming.
Protect your potato plants from cold nights by covering them with horticultural fleece. If you are growing them in a Gro-Sack consider bringing them indoors so as long as they are not too heavy, and returning them outdoors by day.
As the stems of your potato plants grow earth up soil around the base of your potato plants periodically. This discourages the edible tubers from greening-up and becoming poisonous.
Harvest from September once the potato plants have flowered.
I will wait and see if they grow properly.Seem OK at the moment.
The potatoes are a good size and excellent specimens. The gro bags are superb, handy if you don't have much space... So there's no excuse for not trying to grow your own, nothing can compete to the taste of home grown, free potato feed too - bonus!
Potato tubers were in very good condition a little variable in size, growing bags are strong and durable, instruction leaflet OK. Will see how they crop.
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