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Potato 'Sharpe's Express' | Sarah Raven

Potato 'Sharpe's Express'

Potato 'Sharpe's Express' is delicious boiled as new potatoes, or leave in the ground a bit longer and use them for excellent chips.
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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
First Early
Common name
Potato
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Size
1kg bag
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
45cm (18in)

Description

Potato 'Sharpe's Express' is delicious boiled as new potatoes, or leave in the ground a bit longer and use them for excellent chips.

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).