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Potato 'Belle de Fontenay' | Seed Potatoes | Sarah Raven
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Potato 'Belle de Fontenay'

A favourite, classic French salad potato. It has a smooth, firm, waxy texture with an excellent taste - great for salads and boiling.
1

1kg bag

Delivery:

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Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Edible Crop
Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Group/Species
Early Maincrop
Common name
Potato
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Size
1kg bag
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
45cm (18in)

Description

A favourite, classic French salad potato. It has a smooth, firm, waxy texture with an excellent taste - great for salads and boiling.

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).