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PostPosted: Fri Feb 03, 2012 9:52 pm    Post subject: SEED POTATOES Reply with quote

Can anyone give me an idea how many seed potatoes to expect in a 2.5kg bag? I can only find them sold by weight and I can't estimate how many I'll need. Thanks.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

expect around 30 seed size potatoes. If they are too big they can be cut after they have sprouted.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's helpful, thanks very much Michael.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 16, 2012 7:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

aldi have 1kg of Maris Piper @ E1.29 also Pentland Javelin if you like soft earlies !! , nice sized seed, gud value, hard 2 pass, I couldnt as M Piper seed are not that easy found !
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