Potato 'Pink Fir Apple'

Potato 'Pink Fir Apple' is a late-maturing salad potato for harvesting in the autumn. It's a favourite with chefs as it has an excellent flavour and texture. More
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Potato 'Pink Fir Apple' is a late-maturing salad potato for harvesting in the autumn. It's a favourite with chefs as it has an excellent flavour and texture. You may need to spray to avoid blight, so tricky for the organic gardener but really superb this year.

It loved the dry June and July, wet August and then Indian summer of September and October. We were eating our great crop of these until Christmas.

Genus Solanum tuberosum
Group/Species Late Maincrop
Variety Pink Fir Apple
Type Root crop
Common Name Potato
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Site Full Sun
Spacing Plant tubers 40cm (16in) apart with 45cm (18in) between rows.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Chitting February-April, planting out May-June.
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).
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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Reviewed 3rd January 2015 by Heatherbroster

Delicious used the Sarah raven recipe crushed poato with them after digging them up late in novemberfrom my allotment for Boxing Day tea.store well and taste nutty.