Organic potato Alouette

Organic potato Alouette

£2.45

  • EUR: €2.88

Second early. Waxy salad potato. Red skin, yellow flesh long oval shape.
Sold in 1kg weights.

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Description

Organic potato Alouette. Solanum tuberosum.

Main crop. Waxy texture. Alouette is a red skinned variety producing long oval tubers with shallow eyes and yellow flesh colour which has consistently scored highly in sensory evaluation analysis. It is suitable for both conventional and organic production.

How to grow:
Sow on early April into drills and earth up as they grow. Good weed supressant during growth with dual blight resistance in both leaves and tubers.
Potatoes love a rich fairly loose soil. Deep and well drained with plenty of organic matter. Grow potatoes in a different spot each year helps keep them healthy. Newly dug grassland can hold eel worm, so best to break new ground with something else. They dislike frost, so a warm sunny spot and keep the ground moist, preferably by watering from below.

Problem solving:
All potatoes can be dined upon by slugs and aphids. Keep a clear strip around your potato patch as slugs don’t like to cross bare ground.

Favourite ways to eat them:
It is a rather firm cooking type potato which is great for secondary cooking.

Cultural history:
A native of south America, cultivated up to 10,000 years ago.

Weight: Approx. 12 – 20 tubers per kg.
For customers in ROI we are currently sourcing the best pricing options for delivery.
For postal orders over 9kgs please contact shop@trueharvestseeds.org.

Additional information

Weight1.1 g
Dimensions20 × 10 × 10 cm
Weight

10 Tubers, 1.5kg, 4.5kg

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