Carlingford are round to oval potatoes with smooth white skin and white flesh. These are waxy potatoes, good for boiling and salads. Aimed at direct to consumer sales. Early harvest. Storage Hints Store well. History Notes Carlingford Potatoes were developed by the Northern Ireland Plant Breeding Station in Loughgall, Northern Ireland, from a cross between…
Northern Ireland Potatoes
Dundrod Potatoes are oval, with pale, sometimes somewhat rough, yellow skin and white flesh. These are waxy potatoes. They are marketed as good for sale direct to consumers. History Notes Dundrod Potatoes were developed in Ballycastle, Northern Ireland in 1972 by a John Clarke from a cross between Wasseon and Maris Piper potatoes.
Irish Queen are round, slightly-flattened potatoes with light pink skin and white flesh. Storage Hints Stores well. History Notes Irish Queen Potatoes possibly originated in Ballyroney, County Down, Ireland around 1910 by Strain.
Ulster Chieftan Potatoes are oval with light-buff skin. They have good flavour. These are floury potatoes, but some people swear by them for boiling and salads if they are harvested early. Early harvest. History Notes Ulster Chieftan Potatoes were developed by a John Clarke from Mosside, Ballymoney, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Released 1938.
Ulster Emblem Potatoes are oblong, with light-buff skin and white flesh. These are waxy potatoes, with good flavour. History Notes Ulster Emblem Potatoes were developed by a John Clarke from Mosside, Ballymoney, County Antrim, Northern Ireland in 1948. Released 1966.
Ulster Prince Potatoes are oval, with buff skin and white flesh. These are waxy potatoes. Early harvest. History Notes Ulster Prince Potatoes were developed in 1947 by a John Clarke from Mosside, Ballymoney, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
Ulster Sceptre Potatoes are oval-shaped potatoes with yellowish-white skin. Inside, they have creamy white flesh with good flavour. For the most part, they are classed as all-purpose potatoes, good for baking, boiling, frying, mashing, roasting and salads. They are more waxy, though, than floury, and hold their shape well when boiled. Occasionally, an Ulster Sceptre…
Ulster Tara Potatoes are round to oval shaped, with light-buff skin and white flesh. Good flavour. Some report that the potato can develop some black spots when cooked. Does well in acidic soil. Storage Hints Stores well.