Starting Potatoes - Knowledgebase Question

Chicago, IL
Question by lily_soccer
December 4, 1998
What is the necessary size tuber for a potato plant to grow from it?


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Answer from NGA
December 4, 1998

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Basically, any size will do as long as it has an "eye" or two. (The eye is the spot which will sprout when you plant it.) If your "seed" potatoes are large and have many eyes, you can cut them up, let them dry or callous for a few hours, and then plant the pieces.

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