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Potato tubers

Potato tubers
Posted by MARY from IN - 5 on 2001-03-24 17:35:19

Hi! I've saved some potatoes from last
year, and a few weeks ago they started
sprouting. However, in zone 5 I don't
dare plant them this early...so, what do
I do? PANIC! Their sprouts are now over
a foot long each. Help! Thanks.

Mary/Indiana/Zone 5
  • Relax have a french fry.
    Posted by Jeff from 6 oh on 2001-03-28 11:06:29

    Quoting MARY: ------------
    -Hi! I've saved some potatoes from last
    -year, and a few weeks ago they started
    -sprouting. However, in zone 5 I don't
    -dare plant them this early...so, what do
    -I do? PANIC! Their sprouts are now over
    -a foot long each. Help! Thanks.

    No reason to panic. When time to plant put them deep. The potatoes will put out tubers along the full length.

    -Mary/Indiana/Zone 5
    • Potato sprouts
      Posted by Mary from IN/5 on 2001-04-05 10:43:59

      Jeff, thanks! First, I'll have that french fry, and second I won't panic! I had looked in every one of my large collection of veg. gardening books and had not found the solution. My gratitude to you!

      Mary

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