The Potato Chitting Tray comes with 20 tubers including Red Duke of York (a first early variety) and Maris Piper (a main crop variety) which between them will produces potatoes throughout the whole season. Both are extremely versitile varieties to cook with. There's also a handy step by step instruction guide on how to prepare and plant your seed potatoes.
Sowing Space the seeds 1.5cm (3/4”) apart in tray or two to a cell in modules under glass at 20-21°C. Cover lightly with compost, and with glass, to retain humidity. Planting Remove glass as soon as seedlings appear. Prick off tray seedlings as soon as true leaves have formed into 9cm (4”) pots. Thin module seedlings to one per cell. Harden off plants for outdoor planting. When first truss of flowers appears transplant to growing site spacing 45cm – 60cm (18-24”) apart. Other Instructions The plants are of a bushy habit and do not require staking but it is best to surround them with straw to keep fruits clean if grown in open ground.
Wonderful early spud with a firm creamy flesh that tastes delicious. The main potato grown throughout the war. High yield and very resistant to scab the perfect potato for boiling and baking. Growing your own potatoes is very rewarding and really easy. They can be grown in your vegetable patch as well as in deep containers or grow bags. When your potato seeds arrive, leave them in a cool, light place until they begin to grow shoots ('eyes'). When there are 2 - 3 'eyes' on the seeds (remove any excess by rubbing them off) they are ready for planting. Shallow plant in March - May in garden soil or soil based compost into the growbag provided. Top up the soil level as the stems grow.
Radish sprouts are very rich in nutrients, especially vitamins A, B1, B2, C, PP) and mineral salts (Iron, Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Sodium). They help strengthen muscles, enhance eyesight, have antiseptic functions and stimulate production of gastric acid. Soak a suitable amount of seeds in water overnight. The next day spread them on the sprouting trays considering that they will increase by at least 4 times in volume. Keep at room temperature and in good light conditions. Rinse the seeds 2-3 times daily until they are fully germinated (4-6 days). They are immediately ready for consimption or can be kept refrigerated for 1-2 weeks. Fills: 3 shelves of the geosprouter Ready in: 3-4 days Contains Vitamins and Minerals: A, B1, B2, C, K, Ca, Mg, S, P Calories per 100g: 15cal