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Botanical name: Solanum tuberosum 'Duke of York'
Other names: Potato 'Duke of York', Early first potato 'Duke of York', Potato 'Red Duke of York'
Variety or cultivar: 'Duke of York' _ 'Duke of York' is a perennial forming branching stems with compound leaves, white flowers, green berries, and edible, swollen tubers, which are harvested in the early summer. This variety is an early first, with pale yellow tubers, firm texture and good flavour.
Solanum tuberosum 'Duke of York' is: Deciduous
Flower: White in Summer
Foliage: Green in Spring
Fruit: Yellow in Summer
Pruning: Do not remove the young sprouts on 'seed' (small potato) as these are vital for potato plants to grow. This growth is called 'chitting'.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Solanum tuberosum 'Duke of York' (Potato 'Duke of York') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Add to salads, Beds and borders, Flavouring food and drinks
Cultivation: Will grow in most soil not used for potato in the last 2 years, as long as in a frost-free, sheltered spot. Dig the soil in autumn and add peat or compost to soil not previously manured. Consider treating soil for wireworm.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Hardiness:||Tender in frost (H3)|
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