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chitting potatoes I have just got several variaties of spuds from our allotment secretary and wondered is it necessary to chit them as I do not have the space and what is the best way to store them.



I buy mine from our allotment shop and I either put them on egg trays or plastic baskets and put them in the spare bedroom, you could put them under a bed if you have the space but keep an eye on them.

1 Feb, 2014


Hi Steve, you do not need to chit first early tattoos best to chit the rest so they get a good start.

1 Feb, 2014


You do not want them sprouting long straggly stems so do not keep them anywhere much above a frost free area. Do you have a shed or a garage with a window. That would be ideal. Try to lay them out in a single layer if possible. As Mg says it is not necessary to chit first earlies. You might be able to get family or friends to foster them in return for a boiling. i have just noticed you have a greenhouse. Put the potatoes in orange boxes or something on the floor. Cover them up if frost is expected.

1 Feb, 2014


MG i abstained :):):)

2 Feb, 2014

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