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Potato Tuber 'Nicola'

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Solanum tuberosum 'Nicola'

  • Second early/Salad.
  • Waxy.
  • Excellent flavour and texture.
  • Resistant to scab.
  • High yielding.

Supplied as 1 Kg (to the nearest potato) of certified seed potatoes.

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A delightful waxy potato with a good reputation for its flavour and texture with an oval, long appearance. Nicola has cream-coloured flesh with a thin light brown skin with good resistance to scab.

Makes a lovely salad potato and is best boiled and is good at retaining it's skin.

Introduced in 1973, it' parents being Clivia x 6430 / 1011

  • High yielding.
  • Scab resistant.
  • Stores well in the ground for about a month.
  • Chit tubers by placing 'eye' face up in egg boxes or shallow trays and standing in a warm light location.
  • Once small green shoots (or chits) appear move to a cooler location for a few weeks before planting out.
  • For conventional growing, best planted out mid to late April (they will be ready to harvest mid August), they can be planted from mid March depending on the weather! Later plantings will be fine but yield may be smaller.
  • Earlier crops can be produced by earlier planting under protection (heated glass, cold glass or polytunnel) - a technique that is being used by an ever-increasing number of market gardeners, and something we have been doing each year at the nursery for over 20 years.
  • Dig trenches approximately 5" (12 cm) deep and 2 feet (60 cm) apart.
  • Press tubers into the base of the trench 12" (30 cm) apart with chits facing up and cover with soil.
  • Water in and keep the crop well watered in dry spells.
  • When the haulm (top growth of the plants) reaches 9" (23 cm) earth up around the plants leaving just the top 4" (10 cm) showing - repeat again later if required.
  • Potatoes should be ready for harvest approximately 15-17 weeks after planting.

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