Duke of York Potato Seed - First Early...

Duke of York potato seed

Pale waxy quality potato.

Duke of york potato seed is highly regarded for its pale yellow tubers and dry mealy (meal = edible part of grain or bean ground into a powder form) texture and distinct flavour.

Bred by William Sim of Fyvie Aberdeenshire, it is one of the all time favourite quality earlies. A pale yellow waxy boiler at first but matures quickly into a versatile general purpose potato.

Duke Of York Potato Seed

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

Useful for:

  • New Potatoes
  • Boiled Potatoes
  • Steamed Potatoes
  • Chipped potatoes
  • Saut├ęd Potatoes

Pest and Disease Resistance

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 


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