Potato Tomato Plant - Knowledgebase Question

Grants Pass, OR
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Question by crgross
March 26, 1998
I have heard about a tomato and potato plant cross. Is there really such a plant? If there is where can a person obtain them.

Answer from NGA
March 26, 1998
Both potatoes and tomatoes are members of the nightshade family, so it is possible to graft a tomato plant stem onto a potato plant stem. But, neither plant will perform to its full potential. The cross is more of a curiosity than anything else. They aresometimes available through mail order; check the inserts of your Sunday newspapers for the occasional offerings.

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