The Best Potato To Grow For Roast Potatoes

Floury Potatoes make excellent Roasties

Roast Potatoes are the centrepiece of any special Occasion. We look at 5 of our best.

Save £5 when you buy all five recommendations

We are often asked which the best potato to grow for Roast Potatoes is. Roast Potatoes are the centrepiece of your Sunday dinner or any special occasion. The forward planning to grow your own meal from scratch is incredible. We grow over 40 seed potato varieties that are deemed to be great for roasting - dry fluffy potatoes are ideal for roasting and tend to be main crops. We shouldn't have favourites from our baby potatoes, but we have compiled a list which is Family Skea favourites and in no way is definitive! There are so many variables such as whether you like coloured potatoes. Here are five out of our huge range, in no particular order that we (currently) love! If you buy all five you will get £1 of each net - but if you'd prefer other varieties, that is no problem.

What are your favourite potatoes to grow to roast? Leave a comment here or on our Facebook page.

The Best Potatoes For Beginners to Grow
Arran Victory Seed Potatoo
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Arran Victory

£4.95£37.50

Carolus

£5.15£40.00

Edzell Blue

£5.75£37.20

Golden Wonder

£5.15£40.00

Sarpo Blue Danube

£4.95£37.50
If you like all five of our recommendations you can get £1 off each net (6 tuber or 1kg) - but you can pick any variety

This list is just some suggestions for you.  As long as a floury potato is chosen you should get good roasties.  You can browse all our varieties which are suitable for roasting and indeed our entire collection. If something takes your fancy, go for it! We are here to help at any time with your potato questions.

A fantastic recipe for Roast Potatoes

Best Potatoes to grow for roast Potatoes
Recipe and picture from Love Potatoes

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