Charlotte potato seed is the most popular salad potato in the UK and with its distinctive long, oval shape and white skin its use need not be restricted to just salads.
Charlotte is unusual were blight is concerned as it is susceptible to foliar blight but has medium resistance to tuber blight - the table below indicates tuber blight.
Very waxy when young, tender creamy yellow flesh remains very firm and has a mouth watering flavour hot or in salads.
Ready end of June from a March planting.
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Waxy potatoes are firmer and hold their shape. Floury potatoes are softer and break up more easily. The potato varieties mentioned on this web site are suggestions only and there are many more available.
1 is WAXY and 9 is FLOURY
Texture 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
The numbers given for pest or disease susceptibility or resistance are to be read as indicators. Factors like soil, crop maturity and skin thickness can affect the outcome of these readings - they are only a guide... don't get hung up.
1 is Susceptible and 9 is Resistant
Blt 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
CS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
PCN Susceptible Resistant Partially Resistant
Blt = Potato Blight
CS = Common Scab
PCN = Potato Cyst Nematode