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~ Thursday, April 22, 2004
 
BULLETS FOR THE SPUD GUN

36 common potato varieties in Scotland in my early boyhood:

Sharpe’s Express / Arran Pilot / Rocks / Home Guard / Evergood / Red Letter / Royal Kidney / Doon Pearl / Stormont Dawn / Mein’s Early Round / Up-to-Date / Pentland Falcon / Paracrinkle Free King Edward / Buchan Beauty / Redskin / Edzell Blue / Roslin Riviera / Mr Brasee / Ysseltser / Abundance / Northern Star / Roderick Dhu / Glass Rogue / Fury / Incomer / Sutton’s Foremost / Early Market / Ulster Glade / Ninetyfold / Immune Ashleaf / Katie Glover / Blue Gloss / Bobby Burns / Bonnie Dundee

Source: Potato Roguing List for 1968 (Elmwood Agricultural College, Cupar, Fife); thanks to Hazel N (my esteemed VitQ editor) for this list

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