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By Hank

Cheshire, United Kingdom Gb

I was watching a recording of a gardener who had a dozen potatoes which he cut up ( describing the process) and ended with 40, all of which he said would make great plants. Was he right ? Is this a good idea ?



Hi Hank, it depends on the size of the potato, all you actually need is 2 or 3 'eyes', and you will get decent sized plants, Derek.

23 Feb, 2018


In theory, yes, but only as long as each section has an 'eye' from which growth can come.

23 Feb, 2018


Also depends on type of potato in question. Some give a better yield than others. One of my faves - Yukon Golds.

23 Feb, 2018


Thanks guys, will stretch mine a little this year

23 Feb, 2018

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