First Earlies: International Kidney: The International Kidney potato is the variety which, when grown on Jersey, is more commonly known as Jersey Royals. International Kidney can be grown anywhere in the world with the correct conditions however Jersey claims to have some very specific conditions which make potatoes grown on their soil very special. Introduced in 1879, International Kidney are now considered to be a heritage variety having stood the tests of both time and taste. Tubers are of a kidney shape with shallow eyes and white flesh and skin. Boil them, roast them, or enjoy them in a salad. 2.5kg.
Foremost: Very good cooking qualities and a gardener’s favourite for flavour. Good for boiling. Resistant to scab. 2kg.
Rocket: Rocket is a very heavy cropping variety with pure white flesh, which is waxy and soft at first digging. It has good all round disease resistance including golden eelworm. 2kg.
Second Early Kestrel: Excellent flavour and disease resistance. The best performing second early and good for exhibition. Blight and scab resistant. Good for chips and roasting. 2kg.
Wilja: Noted for its tasty tubers, 'Wilja' has a medium-dry texture, which makes it a great all-rounder. Its creamy yellow flesh holds its shape well (even if it's been boiled for a little too long), and as the tubers tend to keep well, they can be enjoyed over a long period. 2kg.
Maincrop Desiree: Excellent red type, strong flavour, waxy potato. Good for exhibition. Very drought resistant. Heavy cropper. Good for general purpose. 2kg.
King Edward: Excellent cooking and eating quality. 2kg.
Maris Piper: Good general-purpose variety. Eelworm resistant. 2kg.
Orla: 'Orla' is a blight-resistant salad potato, showing good resistance in both its leaves and tubers. The tubers have a cream skin and pale-yellow flesh. Although it's a first early variety, it can also be grown as a second early and early maincrop. 2kg.
Sarpo Mira: Bred in Hungary and with good resistance to blight. It also has good drought-resistance and slugs don’t seem to like the pink-skinned tubers. Sarpo Mira keeps well once dug. It has floury flesh and is a great all-round choice, being especially suitable for roasting, baking and chipping. 2kg.
Salad Charlotte: Reliable, high yielding, waxy salad variety with good flavour. Easy to grow. Good for boiling and salad. 2.5kg.
Jazzy: Large oval salad potatoes. High in flavour, low in fat. Good resistance to scab and blight. – 2.5kg.
Pink Fir: Pink Fir Apple is a main crop/salad variety. It has a long knobby shape, pink skin and a creamy, waxy flesh. 2.5kg.