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Latest time to dig maincrop potatoes?


 
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jimmy mac
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 26, 2009 3:19 pm    Post subject: Latest time to dig maincrop potatoes? Reply with quote

Can anyone advise as to when all maincrop potatoes should be lifted i.e. when is very latest i can leave them in as i have a lot and i am battling to lift them .Also there are a lot of small ones.They are half and half ,edible and to small.Can i plant theses small ones next year and how do i keep them over winter .Cheers for the help.



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 29, 2009 11:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

"the maincrop varieties are best tackled after the plants leaves turn yellow. Cut away these yellow stalks and wait for about two weeks before using a garden fork to gently loosen the potatoes from the ground. "

Grow your own potatoes.
http://www.gardenplansireland.com/forum/about1270.html
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