Potato – Mayan Gold (maincrop)
Mayan Gold (maincrop)
Mayan Gold originates from the original Phureja potatoes of Peru. Mayan Gold have a rich golden yellow colour with a full nutty flavour. They have a fluffy flesh which are excellent as chips, or jacket and roasted potatoes. They have a good resistance to powdery and common scab.
Plant outdoors in mid April and harvest late September to October
Spacing: 30cm in drill (drills widely spaced so you can earth up)
There are about 10-12 seed potatoes in a kilo.
With a spacing of 1 ft (30cm), you’ll get a 10-12ft (3.5 -4m) long drill per kilo.
With a spacing of 25cm, you’ll get a 3m long drill per kilo.