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First Earlies Home Guard* 2 Kg Nets

First Earlies Home Guard*  2 Kg Nets
First Earlies Home Guard*  2 Kg Nets

First Earlies Home Guard* 2 Kg Nets

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A creamy-floury textured flesh makes this variety a perfect all rounder in the kitchen.

First earlies are planted around late March.


  • Skin: White
  • Maturity: First Early
  • Flesh: Creamy/Floury Flesh
  • Preparation: Boil, Steam, Mash, Chips, Roast, Jackets
  • Bag Size: 2kg

This hardy and dependable variety of early season potato are a traditional first early potato grown in Ireland. High yield and very resistant to scab, this early potato has a firm creamy flesh and a delicious floury texture which are perfect for boiling, roasting or chipping.

Planting Depth:
10cm - 13cm (4in - 5in)

Planting Distance:
20cm -23cm (8in - 9in)


Potatoes are divided into 3 growing seasons

  • Earlies: These can be sown in mid March to mid April and are small crops that mature fast allowing you to sow a second crop later in July. Varieties include: Sharps and Home Guard 
  • Second Earlies: These are slower to mature and take 16-17 weeks to mature. They can be harvested between July and September. Varieties include: Queens/British Queens and Orla
  • Maincrop: The largest and longest in the ground, the mains are sown in mid April onwards and can be harvested late into autumn. Varieties include: Kerr’s pink, Golden Wonder and Records
  •  A 2kg bag contains approx. 24-28 tubers - enough to plant approx. 5-7m².