Sprouting spuds

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JohnN
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Sprouting spuds

Postby JohnN » Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:51 pm

Had quite a good crop of main crop spuds (Desiree), but a lot of them have started sprouting underground, with long, (1-3") white tendrils. This has never happened before and the Earlies (Pentland Javelin) in the adjacent plot have been OK. I've rubbed the sprouts off, but will this affect storage?
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Re: Sprouting spuds

Postby tigerburnie » Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:05 pm

They might not keep well, I'd use them first
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