Salad Blue seed potatoes are believed to have originated in Scotland in the early 1900’s and are a second early variety. Despite its name it is not a salad type potato.
They have a mild potato flavour, fry well but becomes fluffy and disintegrate when over-boiled, but makes an extraordinary good novelty blue mash.
Many nutritionists believe the antioxidants contained in the blue pigment of Salad Blue seed potatoes provide many health benefits.
For a taste of history grow some Salad Blue seed potatoes this season.