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Salad blue potatoes

by Diane - January 30th, 2013.
Filed under: Thompson and Morgan.

Good for mash! Available on its own or as part of a collection!

Potato ‘Salad Blue’ – 10 tubers
Maincrop. ‘Potato ‘Salad Blue’ is a vigorous maincrop variety that is more productive than ‘Congo’ with attractive blue/ purple flowers. ‘ Contrary to its name, the spectacular blue, floury flesh, of this unusual coloured potato is best suited to baking, roasting, mash, boiling or chips. ‘ Height and spread: 60cm (24"). ‘

Potato ‘Heritage Collection’ – 50 tubers – 10 of each variety
These five heritage varieties, all dating from before the 1950’s, have survived in enthusiasts’ collections over many years. ‘ T&M has previously sold these as microplants and minitubers, however we are delighted to be able to offer these now as regular seed potatoes. ‘ Height and spread: 60cm (24"). ‘ Collection comprises: Potato ‘Highland Burgundy Red’ (maincrop), Potato ‘Arran Pilot’ (first early), Potato ‘Shetland Black’ (second early), Potato ‘Salad Blue’ (early maincrop) and Potato ‘Belle de Fontenay’ (early maincrop). ‘