First Early
Homeguard potato details
Homeguard - © Dundry Nurseries & Garden Centre
As the name suggests introduced During WWII. The fairly waxy fleshed tubers are at their best early in the season. Short dormancy. Susceptible to drought. Moderate to low yields. Susceptible to tuber blight. Good resistance to damage, powdery scab. Good flavour but they do have a tendency to discolour after cooking.
Resistance :
Blight : Low
Scab : Fairly High
Eelworm : Low
Tuber :
Skin : White
Flesh : White
Shape : Short Oval
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