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paul5000
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:14 pm    Post subject: Maris peer potato Reply with quote

Anyone grow Maris peer potatoes on this wonderful weather crazy island. Know there susceptible to scab.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 21, 2010 12:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I grew them last year, they cropped well enough but the slugs destroyed a fair portion of them Crying or Very sad
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 21, 2010 12:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Foxy. My favourite is Queens which grow well here.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 21, 2010 12:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes but having difficulty getting seed potatoes for them this year, lovely spud though.
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