Yukon Gold (Sold By Kilogram)

$2.99

Potatoes are perhaps one of the most popular foods in Western culture. We have fried, boiled, mashed, curly, you name it! But few have tasted the real beauty of a homegrown, garden-fresh potato. Yukon Golds remain the best tasting variety of yellow flesh potatoes around- they have a creamy, buttery and earthy flavour that you simply can’t get enough of. With golden yellow flesh, it’s not hard to see where they got their name!

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Potatoes are perhaps one of the most popular foods in Western culture. We have fried, boiled, mashed, curly, you name it! But few have tasted the real beauty of a homegrown, garden-fresh potato. Yukon Golds remain the best tasting variety of yellow flesh potatoes around- they have a creamy, buttery and earthy flavour that you simply can’t get enough of. With golden yellow flesh, it’s not hard to see where they got their name!

Potatoes are rather easy to grow. They are tolerant of cool soils, however they should be planted once the soil is 6 degrees Celsius in temperature- shortly after the last frost of the season, once the ground is thawed. They enjoy full sun exposure. Ideally, they enjoy well-draining, loamy soil that is rich in organic matter such as compost or manure. When the above-ground potato sprout is about 30cm tall, hill about 15cm of soil around the plant- covering green leaves.

They can also be grown in bags, large containers, and even burlap sacks, for the urban gardener. Start off with a layer of soil about 5-10 cm deep, just enough to cover the tops of the potatoes when planted. Allow the plants to sprout, and keep hilling up dirt around the greens as they come up. Once you’re at the top of your container or bag, allow the plants to flower and die, and dump out the contents to go hunting for potatoes!

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