Growing Calendar for Swift Seed Potatoes
Delivery: 5-7 working days
Swift by name, Swift by nature. Potato Swift produces one of the earliest crops of spuds on your plot- producing generous crops of round, smooth, white-fleshed baby new potatoes. In just eight weeks from planting expect a high yield of fragrant, home-grown new potatoes perfect for steaming for potato salads.
Swift’s short, bushy habit makes this variety an excellent choice for growing in containers or GroSacks where space is limited.
Swift’s other big advantage is that the short leaf growth lends itself to growing well under a protective fleece tunnel. The warmer internal environment of the tunnel speeds up growth and we’ve recorded results in as short as seven weeks.
Resistant to whole host of pests and diseases including bruising, blackleg, scab, virus and eelworm infection.
Swift has short stems; we recommend planting closer 20-25cm (8-10in) than other early potatoes and to keep it especially well watered. This encourage good root formation for superior spuds.
Swift being a very early potato chits quickly and produces well in past years that I have purchased them from Marshalls. This year the Swift seed potatoes had small chits already on when they arrived but they were brown / black not looking good at all. Now some days later in the correct environment they are starting to show healthy growth at last
Excellent quality and size of potatoes
can't fault good products as always
Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.
We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days
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