Pentland Javelin


Pentland Javelin were bred by a young Jack Dunnett back in 1968. for years they have been considered to be one of the finest first earlies that you can grow.

Javelin produces heavy crops of short oval white skinned tubers with pure white tasty flesh.

A great potato for boiling and use for salads.

Pentland Javelin also has good all-round disease resistance to common scab and blackleg.

Second Earlies

Duke of York


Duke of York seed potatoes were the first entered on the national list back in 1891 and they soon became famous for their great taste and all-round culinary use in the kitchen.

Duke of York potatoes have yellow flesh and are oval in shape.

An ideal early to boil straight from your garden. Once they are boiled the potatoes are dry and mealy.

Duke of York has good resistance to dry rot

Red Duke of York


A heritage potato variety dating back to 1942 and produces red skinned tubers with shallow eyes and yellow flesh. The first Red Duke was said to be found in amongst a crop of white dukes in Holland.

Red Dukes are a dry, mealy potato packed with flavour and do not disintegrate on boiling.

Organic Colleen


Colleen is an early type originating from Ireland. A fairly waxy potato that is tasty, productive and versatile in the kitchen.

Some blight resistance.



Charlotte is now the most popular salad potato in the UK. Tubers of Charlotte are long with a yellow skin and firm yellow waxy flesh that make it a superb salad potato.

Cooking qualities are excellent and the potatoes are full of flavour. Very good resistance to foliage and tuber blight.

Maris Peer


Maris Peer produces one of the most magnificent looking haulms ever. The flowers on the foliage are even scented which makes them unusual. Peer tubers are oval in shape with a firm creamy coloured flesh and white skin.

Disease wise they have good resistance to all skin diseases.



Salad variety. Long oval, yellow skin waxy light yellow flesh. Good boiling qualities.

Resistant to Potato Cyst Nematode. Good resistance to common scab potato leaf roll virus, potato virus Y and bruising



Wilja was one of the first dutch-bred varieties to change the rule book about second earlies. Wilja allowed large consistent crops of light yellow skinned tubers to be produced in a shorter time period. The flesh is yellow and firm being in between waxy and floury

Main Crop



Desiree produce oval red skinned tubers with pale yellow flesh.

Heavy cropper.

High resistance to drought and good resistance to potato virus Y and powdery scab.

Medium dry matter, firm cooked texture, good boiling, frying and mashing.

Kerrs Pink


Kerrs Pink is a very popular variety in Scotland and Ireland because of its dry and floury nature. Tubers are normally short and local with slightly deep eyes and should just be eaten simply in the beautiful pink skins.

They have good blight resistance and long-term storage ability.

Pink Fir Apple


Pink Fir Apple is a heritage variety. The tubers are long and knobbly and are best eaten in their skins on or served as individual chunky ships. Even when they have been stored they retain a new potato taste well into the new year.

Salad Blue


Salad Blue is believed to have originated in Scotland in the early 1900s. This potato is instantly recognised by its striking blue skin and flesh making this a potato that could be used for special dinner parties to impress your guests.

It has good uses for mashing and chipping. Salad Blue is also said to have natural antioxidants.

Winter bedding plants

We have a wide selection to colour the winter months.


Winter flowering Gentians


Winter containers

We have a selection of planted containers for instant colour and interest. Choose a container, and let us design one for you!


Winter bird care

Look after the birds this winter with our wide range of bird food, feeders, bird tables and bird boxes.




Winter fuel

Be prepared and stock up on sacks of peat, Hotties Heatlogs for log burners, open fires etc., kindling, firelighters, as well as the perfect basket to store them in.


Burning peat £6.99 30Kg bag/ 3 bags for £18.00


Hotties £6.00 per pack/ 4 packs for £20.00


Opening Times

Monday to Saturday 8am to 5pm

Sunday 10am to 5pm

For those who can't visit we are happy to send plants by mail.

01463 741698 or 01463 741365


10 Loaneckheim


Near Beauly



From Inverness you head west on the A862 then take the A833 to Kiltarlity.

Once through the Village just follow the signs for 'Garden Centre'.