The Best Scab Resistant Potatoes
We are often asked about the Best Scab Resistant Potatoes.
How to avoid scab? By growing scab-resistant Potatoes
Scab looks nasty but potatoes with scab can be eaten. However some varieties are more scab resistant than others. The information is there for each variety under a tab towards the foot of each product page under description. All our disease results are from independent trials by Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).
The advice on the RHS site on how to avoid and identify scab is a fantastic resource. They recommend choosing varieties that are scab resistant and we have several of their recommendations. Remember that no variety will have 100% resistance. It is also worth asking neighbours or fellow allotment growers at your plot for their recommendations as anecdotal evidence may carry weight locally.
The information is there for each variety under a tab towards the foot of each product page under description. All our disease results are from independent trials by Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB). If you buy all our five recommendations, you will get £1 off each net - offer applies to all potatoes not just the ones on our list. Discount extends to our grow bags.
Five of our Scab Resistant Seed Potatoes
Give yourself the best chance against scab
A great scab resistant Potato – Ambo
Ambo is a very attractive early maturing versatile parti-coloured variety with good foliage and tuber late blight resistance. High yielding in a wide range of soil types and presents good drought resistance. Resistance to late blight on tubers. Popular with growers for its good blight and scab resistance the plant produces a high yield of floury potatoes which can be boiled or baked.
This list is just some suggestions for you. However, you can browse all our scab resistant potatoes and indeed our entire collection. Remember that no variety will be completely resistant. We have lots of information to help you chose which potato to grow, as well as a great FAQ on how to grow potatoes. We are here to help at any time with your potato questions.