Answer: An open top, non-translucent plastic barrel or 1/2 whiskey barrel should work well as long as the drainge holes are o nthe bottom. You can't plant more than 2 plants per barrel. Start with about 6" of soil and add compost or straw as the plants grow.As the potatoes start keep them well watered and sidedress with seaweed or fish emulsion or a 5-10-10. Make sure the potatoes grow in a dark environment, any green potatoes can be inedible.
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