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Feb 22, 2020 4:34 PM CST
Can I use grocery store-bought potatoes as a source of seed?
Name: Lee-Roy
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Feb 22, 2020 4:47 PM CST
In theory you can, but there's no guarantee that these are free of disease. Specially grown seed potatoes undergo rigorous testing for diseases before being allowed to be distributed and commercially grown potatoes (farmers) for stores (the initial seed potatoe) always are.

Feb 23, 2020 6:53 PM CST
Thank you, very much! I'll buy seed potatoes.

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