Maris Piper Potato Seed - Main Crop...

Maris Piper potato seed

Dry Floury Creamy White Flesh.

Maris Piper potato seed dominates the field in commercial growing (excuse the pun). The first eelworm resistant variety but prone to slug damage and scab.

It is the cooking and frying qualities of this potato variety that made it stand out from the rest and is the choice of chip shops - and I'm definitely a chip butty fan... yeah, you too - I know!

A versatile all rounder with dry floury, creamy white flesh and good flavour which generally keeps its colour when being cooked.

Maris Piper is one of the best known and popular potato varieties on sale today because of its versatility, taste and reliability.

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Maris Piper 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:

  • Jacket Potatoes
  • Potatoe Wedges
  • Boiled Potatoes
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Chipped potatoes
  • Roast 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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