Monday, 10 March 2014

Chitting potatoes

Over the weekend we laid out the seed potatoes in trays to chit them. (That means getting them to sprout before they go into the ground - therefore giving them a head start off.) We have got a number of varieties but last year we tried Home Guard and Rooster and were pleased with the result. We normally grow pink fur apple as a salad potato and you can see from the photo above these are chitting as well.

We also have King Edwards and Maris Piper.

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