Carlingford potato seed have white skin and creamy coloured flesh with a firm waxy texture for salad use.
A variety that lends itself well to being growing in patio growing bags and potato tubs as it produces a high number of round/oval tubers. It has a resistance to common scab and good resistance to skin spot.
Carlingford is an original second cropper and is cool stored for late planting to give you the summer salad potato taste at Christmas time.
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