A popular early, dating from 1942 (WW2; members of the Home Guard helped promote it). White skins, white flesh, very pretty purple flowers, yield about 1.25lbs in a 2 gallon pot, 2.5 lbs in a 3 gallon pot; unusually for an early it is floury rather than waxy. Best eaten when freshly dug.
Nigel Deacon / Diversity website
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