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potato days or nurseries that sell tubers individually

I am looking for either a potato day, as the one i would usually go to in London has been cancelled... failing that, do any of you know of any nurseries that sell individual tubers? I have heard this is common in some parts of the country, but as I'm based in London, I've not seen this locally.
The reason I am keen is that I used to be able to get hold of one or two tubers of many different varieties such as Shetland Blacks, Belle de Fontenay etc when Pennard Plants did their potato days in London... sadly missed this year and last due to covid, so i ended up with a kg net each of a couple of varieties and couldn't get what i wanted.


  • BraidmanBraidman Posts: 234
    Our local one Dundry nurseries have also cancelled their potato day this year!

    Have already pre ordered though!
  • BenCottoBenCotto RutlandPosts: 3,621
    The Potato House sells bags of 5 or 6 tubers. I have ordered Belle de Fontenay, and others, from them.
  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 9,672
    Hadn't realised Dundry had cancelled their open day. They have a great listing (and you can get them delivered l believe).

  • Allotment BoyAllotment Boy North London Posts: 5,014
    If you are in North London,  then Ayletts GC near St Albans isn't too far away, they sell potatoes loose. They do 2 sizes of "fill a bag" . I take some sheets of kitchen paper with me to act a separators, between various varieties.  
    AB Still learning

  • muckyhandsmikemuckyhandsmike GlosPosts: 98
    AnniD thanks for that link re dundry nurseries ... they are just a few miles from me so I will be popping in presently !

  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 9,672
    No problem @muckyhandsmike. They always have an amazing selection, but it might be worth ringing if you want a specific one  :)
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