Sarah's Favourite Container Potato Collection

A few years ago, we did a trial at Perch Hill of the best potatoes for growing in bags. This system works brilliantly, and means you won't have to use up precious space in the garden. More
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A few years ago, we did a trial at Perch Hill of the best potatoes for growing in bags. This system works brilliantly, and means you won't have to use up precious space in the garden.

These seed potatoes can be planted in February-March for cropping in May and June, or in March-April for cropping right through the summer.

This collection contains 1kg each of:

  • 'Winston' – excellent potato for baking, chips and mash
  • 'Ratte' – delicious, nutty taste like chestnuts, firm and waxy
  • 'Kestrel' – supremely tasty, waxy, mid-season potato

Home-grown potatoes are easy to grow and taste so much better. Grow your own salad and vegetables and you'll always have something for supper.

Genus Solanum tuberosum
Type Root Crop
Common Name Potato
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Site Full Sun
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Planted February-April in a potato planter/bag.
Care Tips Add lots of well rotted manure the previous autumn (not too fresh).
Harvesting Just over 4 months after planting (May-August).
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
Potato and chard salad with pea pesto recipe

A fresh, tasty bright green potato salad - perfect for summer barbeques or scattered with crispy chorizo.

How to grow potatoes in bags

 Find Sarah's tips for how to grow potatoes in a container or planting bag in your small garden space.

Potato gratin with sorrel recipe

Sorrel makes a delicious salsa verde, but it also has a brilliant melting quality, that makes it perfect for this dish.

Chitting potatoes

Sarah shows you how to grow potatoes by chitting for quicker and slightly larger potato harvests.

How to grow your seed potatoes

 Find out how to chit and plant out your earlies or maincrops, as well as how to force them in bags.

Leek and potato soup recipe

One of my favourite meal-in-a-bowl soups for winter months is a chunky – not puréed – leek and potato soup.

Rösti potatoes recipe

This warming potato recipe is perfect for those chilly autumn and winter evenings.

Smashed roast new potatoes with garlic and rosemary recipe

A simple, tasty side dish that will be a favourite with all the family.

Delivery

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Sarah's Favourite Container Potato Collection reviews

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Mary

These are the best seed potatoes I have ever bought. Will definitely be buying them again next year. We are still eating them. They didn’t suffer any problems at all.

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Reviewed 27th September 2018 by Lynne

Promt delivery, good crop and very tasty

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Ishbel

There were too many potatoes in the pack. Due I think to the hot dry weather the crop was small

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Reviewed 2nd September 2018 by Dru

Didn't do well but probably because of hot weather