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PostPosted: Sun May 08, 2011 2:47 pm    Post subject: potatoes? Reply with quote

while i hadnt planted any potatoes in my tunnel i have what looks like and was confirmed to be potato plants coming up in my beds,i pulled one out but there were just roots ,i have left the rest as i am amazed they are there at all Shocked
i have used my own compost and my friend said even peeling can produce plants,is that so?
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PostPosted: Sun May 08, 2011 6:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

they may be tomatoes or potatoes or maybe nightshade. Post a picture and it will help to identify. if skins of potatoes are very thick so as to include a bud or eye then the potatoes will probably grow.
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