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Seed Potatoes

Maris Peer Seed Potatoes (2Kg)

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RRP: 5.99
Price: 4.20
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Price 3.91

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Seed Potatoes - Description

  • Pack of Seed Potatoes
  • Variety: Maris Peer
  • Season: Second Earlies (Suitable For Winter Harvesting)
  • Popular Potatoes for a Winter / Christmas Harvest
  • Quantity: (2Kg)
  • Approx 25 Tubers
  • Size: 35 - 55mm
  • Skin Colour: Yellow Skinned
  • White Flesh
  • Excellent Flavour, Small, Oval Tubers

Seed Potatoes - How to Grow

  • Maris Peer is a second early potato
    • They give good yields
    • They require more space to grow
    • It is ideally sown from mid Summer into Autumn
    • Harvest over Winter
  • See our how to grow tab for full sowing instructions

Seed Potatoes - Uses

  • Ideal for boiling, roasting & steaming

Seed Potatoes - Pests & Disease

  • Very low resistance to eelworm / potato cyst nematode
  • These can be stored for only for a week or two
  • Susceptible to late blight on tubers
  • Stay tuned to weather alerts such as Met Eireann
  • How to spot blight
    • Brown spots on leaves leading to foliage rot
    • Foliage turns black
    • Next the tubers begin to rot
  • How to control blight
    • Choose disease resistant seed potatoes
    • Spray crops prior to infection with blight control products
    • A common spray available on the market is the bordeaux mixture

Seed Potatoes - Yields at Harvest

  • Yields from these will depend on your soil & conditions this Summer
  • A very good yield would be a 15:1 ratio
  • If you plant 1Kg of seed potatoes you would get about 15Kg of potatoes at harvest
  • But you can expect a yield of around 10Kg to every 1Kg planted on average

Winter Harvest Seed Potatoes

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Shipping Options & Rates

  • Standard Courier Delivery With Fastway (2-4 Working Days)
    • Cost is €4.95 on Orders Below €75
    • Free Delivery on Orders Above €75
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Express Courier Delivery With Fastway (1-2 Working Days)
    • Cost is €2.50 extra for express delivery
    • This service guarantees that any order placed before 4pm will ship from our depot the same day on the next day delivery service *
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Express Delivery With DPD (1-2 Working Days)
    • Cost is €3 extra
    • This service guarantees that any order placed before 4pm will ship from our depot the same day on the next day delivery service *
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
    • This services comes with text alerts and timed delivery slots which the customer can change to suit themselves
  • 'Seed' Postal Delivery Option ***
    • Cost is €2 - Packet of Seeds ONLY Orders
    • Note: Does Not Apply to Seed Potatoes, Bulbs or Sets ***
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Great Britain
    • Cost is €10
    • UK shipping fee covers parcels up to a total weight of 20Kg
  • Western Europe
    • Note: There is no free delivery for Western Europe Deliveries

Bulk Bags & Large Item Pallet Deliveries

  • Bulk bags & large orders are shipped via pallet couriers on a rigid lorry
  • Delivery is to kerbside only
  • If road access to your site is tight, then please advise us before purchasing
  • Please Note: We cannot guarantee next day delivery on pallet deliveries
  • Also, we cannot guarantee delivery on a specific day (Please allow 1-3 days for delivery)
  • It's always best to order well in advance to avoid disappointment
  • Cancellation of pallets when items are already in transit will incur a 40 euro per pallet cancellation fee (To cover return delivery costs)
  • Where pallet delivery can not be made due to site access, a 40 euro per pallet cancellation fee will apply (To cover return delivery costs)

International Delivery Prices & Times

  • Please note max weights below, heavier orders may require additional payment
  • We will contact you to discuss, if max weight of order exceeded

Terms

  • The shipping fee is fixed for an order, regardless of the number of items bought
  • All courier orders require signed proof of delivery & the customer must be contactable by phone
  • We do not offer a weekend delivery service (Mon-Fri Only excl. Bank Holidays)
  • * Our courier achieves a 98% success rate on next day deliveries
  • ** Seed postal option applies to seed ONLY orders & is available in all 32 counties of Ireland
  • *** Does not apply to seed potatoes, bulbs or sets
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