Potato 'Nicola'

A wonderful tasting waxy new potato which became one of our top favourites this year. It was heavy yielding and healthy and stored well for eating right throughout the summer. More
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A wonderful tasting waxy new potato which became one of our top favourites this year. It was heavy yielding and healthy and stored well for eating right throughout the summer.

Genus Solanum
Group/Species tuberosum (Second Early)
Variety Nicola
Common Name Potato
Border Position Kitchen Garden
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Potatoes need a sunny site away from frost pockets - the newly emerging foliage is susceptible to frost damage in April and May. Prepare the ground the previous autumn or winter by digging in organic matter such as well-rotted animal manure. The traditional planting method is to dig with a hoe or round-point shovel a narrow trench 12cm (5in) deep. The seed tubers are spaced 30cm (12in) apart for earlies and 37cm (15in) for maincrop varieties in rows 24in (60cm) apart for earlies and 75cm (30in) apart for maincrop. Apply a general purpose fertiliser at this stage.
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 August - September
Cooking Notes For salad and boiling.
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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Delivery

Plant Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 4-6 weeks for despatch. For fruit & veg bare roots/crowns or potatoes, please allow up to 2 weeks for despatch.

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Potato 'Nicola' reviews

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Reviewed 21st April 2020 by Katharine

Haven't planted them yet - busily chitting them away - but they're coming! Just so glad I could get some potatoes.

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Pat

Survived the drought- they were not watered- to give a late crop of simply perfect and delicious potatoes.

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Reviewed 2nd September 2018 by Zaza

easy efficient honest ,responsive product replaced without question when defective ,good web sight, pleasant on the phone .good products ,helpful information with purchase