Varieties

Variety / Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
Rooster * * * * * * * * * * * *
Kerr’s Pink * * * * * * * * * * * *
Queens * * * *
Golden Wonder * * * * * * * * * *
Maris Piper * * * *
Record * * * * * * * * * *

Dates of availability are approximate and many vary from year to year by a few weeks.

  • * Indicates new crop available
  • * Indicates crop available
  • No star, indicates no crop available

Eight potato types available

Rooster potato recipes for boiling and jacket potatoes

Rooster

Rooster potatoes are easily distinguishable by their attractively clean and smooth, russet dark red skin and shallow eyes. Roosters have a flour yellow flesh and a deep earthy flavour, which lends itself particularly well to roasting, baking/jacket potatoes, chipping and boiling.

Kerrs pink potato recipes for steaming and baking

Kerr’s Pink

Kerr’s Pink is a late maturing main crop variety which has a pink skin and creamy white flesh with a flourier texture.  It is a versatile all-rounder variety, best used by steaming it and as a baked potato. It produces tasty chips and is floury when steamed or baked.

queens potato recipes for roasting and mashing

Queens

The Queens variety is an early maturing crop which stands out with its white to yellow skin and white flesh.  It has excellent flavour and floury texture. 

It is a versatile all rounded high dry matter variety suitable for baking, mashing, roasting and frying.

golden wonder potato recipes for baking and mashing

Golden Wonder

Golden Wonder is a late maturing main crop which stands out with its russet skin and light yellow flesh, which is oval to long with ability to store for long periods.  It is a versatile all rounder potato variety, with high dry matter, making it very floury and dry, suitable for baking, mashing, roasting and frying.

maris piper potato recipes for chips and roast potatoes

Maris Piper

The Maris Piper variety has a golden skin and creamy white flesh with a floury texture. 

It is a versatile all-rounder potato, but it excels for making chips and roast potatoes, while also being good for wedges.

Record potato recipes for all types of cooking

Record

Record is a main crop variety which has a high dry matter and is a multipurpose cooking variety.  It has yellow brown skin with an intermediate to rough skin (and ‘netted’ skin appearance) and white to yellow colour flesh.  It has a dry and floury texture, with a good taste.