Duke of York is an excellent first early potato and has been established for many years.They are great tasting and suited for all round culinary use in the kitchen. Duke of York potatoes have yellow flesh and are oval in shape.
Use as an ideal early potato to boil straight from your garden.
Duke of York is resistance to dry rot.
Potato's benefit from being chitted before planting in March-April. Store in a cool light spot before planting. Cultivate soils as deep as possible and add plenty of well rotted manure. Potatos are best grown in rows, so dig a trench 20cms deep and 10cms wide and plant the tubers in the bottom every 20cms.and cover over. As the potato's start to grow cover the emerging shoots with soil until a ridge of soil about 30cms high has been attained and then leave the foliage to grow above the ridge.
Tip: Keep well watered during the growing period.
Aspect: Full sun to semi shade.
Soil type: Soils that are not to heavy and if possible have been well manured.