Sarpo potatoes - anyone got any experiences

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Re: Sarpo potatoes - anyone got any experiences

Post: #269843 Gardengatecottage
Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:51 pm

We grew Sarpo after a recommendation in the local agri-suppliers. They were ok but not as good as others we've grown or bought from organic farms. We found they fell apart very quickly when cooked and the crop wasn't bountiful like other varieties. We'll not try again. Still love the Pink Fur Apples ... and they grow well and roast beautifully with garlic and rosemary, drizzled with olive oil .

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Re: Sarpo potatoes - anyone got any experiences

Post: #269875 prison break fan
Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:06 am

I grew Sarpo Mira this year and whilst everyone else on our allotments got blight, mine flourished, and I had a wonderful crop. We have very sandy soil. The only thing I find they don't do is mash. They make really good chips. I shall try one of the other Sarpo varieties next year. pbf.


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