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Potato Selection Guide


1st Early
Name
Rocket
Days to Mature
6-70
Shape
Oval round
Skin
White
Flesh
White
Good for
Boiling, Roast

Name
Swift
Days to Mature
60-70
Shape
Round
Skin
White
Flesh
Creamy Yellow
Good for
Boiling, Salad, Casserole, Soup, High Yield, Waxy

Name
Arran Banner
Days to Mature
70-80
Shape
Oval Round
Skin
Pale Yellow
Flesh
White
Good for
Boiling, Roast

Name
Liseta
Days to Mature
70-80
Shape
Long oval
Skin
White
Flesh
Creamy yellow
Good for
Boiling, Casserole, Soup, Roast, High Yield, Waxy

Name
Cliff Kidney
Days to Mature
80-90
Shape
Kidney
Skin
White
Flesh
White
Good for
Boiling, Salad, Casserole, Soup, Waxy, Great flavour

Name
Jersey Bennes
Days to Mature
80-90
Shape
Oval round
Skin
White
Flesh
White
Good for
Boiling, Salad, Casserole, Soup, Mashing, Waxy

Name
Maris Anchor
Days to Mature
90-100
Shape
Oval round
Skin
White
Flesh
White
Good for
Boiling, Roast

2nd Early/Main
Name
Ilam
Days to Mature
70-80
Shape
Oval round
Skin
White
Flesh
White
Good for
Roast, Wedges or chips, Mashing, Floury

Name
Purple Passion
Days to Mature
70-80
Shape
Long oval
Skin
Purple blue
Flesh
Cream/Pale Yellow
Good for
Boiling, Casserole, Soup, Roast, Wedges or chips, Mashing, Excellent cooking quality

Name
Allura
Days to Mature
80-90
Shape
Oval round
Skin
White
Flesh
White
Good for
Boiling, Roast, Wedges or chips, High Yield, Very versatile

Name
Haylo
Days to Mature
80-90
Shape
Oval round
Skin
White
Flesh
Golden
Good for
Boiling, Roast, Wedges or chips, Great flavour

Name
Heather
Days to Mature
80-90
Shape
Long oval
Skin
Purple blue
Flesh
White
Good for
Boiling, Salad, Casserole, Roast, Mash, Waxy, Excellent flavour

Name
Highlander
Days to Mature
80-90
Shape
Oval
Skin
White
Flesh
White
Good for
Boiling, Salad, Casserole, Soup, Waxy, High yield, Lovely taste

Name
Karaka
Days to Mature
80-90
Shape
Oval
Skin
White
Flesh
White
Good for
Boiling, Salad, Casserole, Soup, Roast, Wedges or chips, Mash, High Yield, Excellent flavour

Name
Nadine
Days to Mature
80-90
Shape
Round
Skin
White
Flesh
White
Good for
Boiling, Salad, Casserole, Soup, Waxy

Name
Purple Heart
Days to Mature
80-90
Shape
Oval
Skin
Deep purple
Flesh
Purple tones
Good for
Boiling, Salad, Great for microwaving, strong in antioxidant benefits

Name
Sebago
Days to Mature
90
Shape
Short oval
Skin
Pale yellow
Flesh
White
Good for
Boiling, Wedges or chips, Classic flavour, great for fries

Name
Osprey
Days to Mature
90-100
Shape
Oval
Skin
White, Red eyes
Flesh
Cream
Good for
Boiling, Casserole, Soup, Roast, Wedges or chips, Mash, High yield, Great for microwave

Name
Rudolph
Days to Mature
90-100
Shape
Oval
Skin
Red, smooth
Flesh
White
Good for
Roast, Wedges or chips, Mash, High yield, Floury

Main
Name
Agria
Days to Mature
90-100
Shape
Long oval
Skin
Cream
Flesh
Yellow
Good for
Boiling, Roast, Wedges or chips, Mash, High yield, Floury

Name
Desiree
Days to Mature
90-100
Shape
Round
Skin
Pink
Flesh
Cream
Good for
Boiling, Salad, Casserole, Soup, Roast, Wedges or chips, Mash, High yield

Name
Moonlight
Days to Mature
90-100
Shape
Oval round
Skin
White
Flesh
White
Good for
Boiling, Salad, Casserole, Soup, Roast, Wedges or chips, Mash, High yield

Name
Red Rascal
Days to Mature
90-100
Shape
Oval
Skin
Very red
Flesh
White
Good for
Boiling, Casserole, Soup, Roast, Wedges or chips, Mash, High yield, Floury, suitable for organic growing

Name
Van Rosa
Days to Mature
90-100
Shape
Round
Skin
Very red
Flesh
White
Good for
Boiling, Salad, Casserole, Soup, Roast, Wedges or chips, Mash

Name
Rua
Days to Mature
100
Shape
Oval round
Skin
White, fine
Flesh
White
Good for
Boiling, Salad, Casserole, Soup, Roast, Wedges or chips, Mash

Name
Red King
Days to Mature
100-120
Shape
Oval
Skin
Red
Flesh
White
Good for
Boiling, Salad, Casserole, Soup, Roast, Wedges or chips, Mash

Name
Pink Fir Apple
Days to Mature
110-130
Shape
Long knobbly
Skin
Pink blush and cream
Flesh
Yellow
Good for
Boiling, Salad, Roast, Nutty flavour

Maori
Name
Huakaroro
Days to Mature
120
Shape
Round oval
Skin
Cream
Flesh
Cream, deep eyes
Good for
Boiling, Waxy, Buttery flavour, Good keeper

Name
Karuparera
Days to Mature
120
Shape
Round
Skin
Dark purple, white eyes
Flesh
Cream
Good for
Boiling, Salad

Name
Karoro
Days to Mature
120
Shape
Round oval
Skin
Cream
Flesh
Cream
Good for
Hangi, Salad

Name
Kowiniwini
Days to Mature
120
Shape
Round
Skin
Multi coloured
Flesh
Cream
Good for
Boiling, Waxy

Name
Moemoe
Days to Mature
120-130
Shape
Round oval
Skin
Light purple and cream
Flesh
Cream
Good for
Boiling, Bake, Mash

Name
Waiporoporo
Days to Mature
110
Shape
Oval round
Skin
Multi coloured
Flesh
White
Good for
Boiling, lovely taste



Wairere Nursery
826 Gordonton Road, R D 1, Hamilton Ph: (07) 824 3430 Email:     Open 7 days 8:30am-5pm