Rooster Potato Seed - Main Crop...

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Rooster potato seed

Pale Yellow Dry Floury Flesh.

Rooster potato seed comes originally from Ireland and is an excellent all round potato - very popular.

It produces pink or red skinned, yellow fleshed, oval potatoes with a floury tasty texture. A bit of trivia - one of a few modern varieties to gain a reputation initially by word of mouth.

Rooster is an excellent all-round potato combining delicious taste and floury texture with good yields.

Rooster 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:

  • Steamed Potatoes
  • Boiled Potatoes
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Chipped potatoes
  • Roast Potatoes
  • Baked 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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