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Potato 'Winston'

Potato 'Winston' is an early potato which quickly produces delicious potatoes of a huge, good baking size. I grow this for my summer bakers, chips or mash. More
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Potato 'Winston' is an early potato which quickly produces delicious potatoes of a huge, good baking size. I grow this for my summer bakers, chips or mash. It's quick growth makes one think it won't taste good, but it tastes superb and is hugely prolific.

Genus Solanum tuberosum
Variety Winston
Type Root crop
Common Name Potato
Soil Type Acid, Chalky, Sandy, Fertile, Neutral, Most Types
Site Full Sun
Spacing Plant tubers 40cm (16in) apart with 45cm (18in) between rows.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Chitting January-February, planting out March-April.
Care Tips When the shoots first appear draw the earth from between the rows to cover them. This encourages underground shoots and more tubers. Add in lots of well rotted manure the previous autumn (not too fresh).
Harvesting Just over 4 months after planting (late May - July).
Cooking Notes Great for baking, roasting and mash.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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