Irish p[otatoes - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by raymondp9
June 3, 2009
how do you tell when they are ready to dig up


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Answer from NGA
June 3, 2009

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Potato plants will flower and form large green seed capsules, indicating they are beginning to develop tubers. When they're finished flowering, you can dig small 'new' potatoes. If you want fully mature potatoes, wait until the tops turn yellow and die down. Then carefully dig your potatoes for storage.

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