Potato 'Charlotte'

These have a good, long shape with yellow flesh and skin. They are one of the very best all-rounder potatoes and ideal if you want to grow just one variety. More
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These have a good, long shape with yellow flesh and skin. They are one of the very best all-rounder potatoes and ideal if you want to grow just one variety.

Second Earlies are planted between March and May and harvested in July and August. These take just over four months from planting to first picking.

Genus Solanum tuberosum
Variety Charlotte
Group Second Early
Type Root crop
Common Name Potato
Soil Type Acid, Chalky, Sandy, Fertile, Alkaline, Clay, Neutral
Site Full Sun
Spacing Plant tubers 40cm (16in) apart with 45cm (18in) between rows.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Chitting February-March, planting April-May.
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 June - August).
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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