Potato 'Golden Wonder'
Solanum tuberosum 'Golden Wonder'
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2 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Potato 'Golden Wonder' Overview
This floury tuber is a late main crop variety that has a russet coloured skin and a creamy yellow flesh. Introduced in Scotland in 1906 it keeps until after Christmas when it's flavour is actually better.
Common problems with Potato 'Golden Wonder'
How to harvest Potato 'Golden Wonder'
Wait to harvest until the leaves turn yellow towards the end of the growing season. Cut and the remove leaves, then leave tubers for 10 days in the ground before digging and storing in a dark frost free area.
How to propagate Potato 'Golden Wonder'
In January or February chit seed potatoes in a cool light room (10C), When the ground is 50C (March/April) tubers can be planted in trenches 12.5cm deep and space tubers 60cm apart.
Special features of Potato 'Golden Wonder'
For the best results grow in ground that has not been used for potatoes in the last two years.
Can be grown in large containers or potato bags.
Other uses of Potato 'Golden Wonder'
Floury potatoes tend to break up when boiled so they are more suited to being roasted, baked and for making chips. They also suit being used for mash.