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new potatoes


By lilypad


Well I could not wait any longer. I sampled two varieties from my growing sacks. Red Duke of York and Rocket. I am underwhelmed by both of them. The red does not scrape and when boiled is very floury. Not at all what I want in a new potato. Just like the sackful I normally buy in the autumn for roasting and baking. points out of ten 2. Rocket scraped well but was floury too. I was expecting all new potatoes to be waxy and delicious . points out of ten 3. Hope Charlotte ,swift ,kestrel, maris peer, and maris piper ,javelin ,Vales emerald and pink fir apple or king edward will do the business. Over to others

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Sorry to hear your potatoes were disappointing. Personally I preffer a floury potato, as did my gran lol. I grew rockets last year but they didn't taste very nice so I haven't grown them this year. I only have a few in small tubs.

17 Jun, 2010


Thanks Hywel Horses for courses so they say. You said you did not like rocket didn't you? Hope the others are better

17 Jun, 2010


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