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I want to try just out of a bag of potatoes at home growing King Edward potatoes I am chitting it at the moment has anyone ever tried and how successful has it been?



Years ago my Nan did this on one occasion, and from what I remember, they were fine. She dug them up made dinner with them.

She didn't do them again, but I think this was because she didn't have the room.

31 Jan, 2011


thanks Alex I am going to have a go!! and see

31 Jan, 2011


Good luck.

Once you dig them up and cook them, you will know whether you want to do so again.

There is only one way to find out if they are too your liking.

31 Jan, 2011


I had some semi-spoiled potatoes from the supermarket once, cut the bad bits out, ate the rest and threw the bad bits into the compost. Later that year I had some strange plants growing where I had dug in some of my compost and to my surprise I had 2.5 lbs of potatoes growing! I dug them up when they were 'new' potatoes and had several lovely meals from them - just wish I could remember what variety they were! :o)

1 Feb, 2011


Nariz, if you have room, and wish to do so. You could buy one single potato from different varieties, and label where each was planted. You may find the variety you enjoyed.

Just a suggestion. It may help if you also know the supermarket where the spoiled potaotoes were purchased.

1 Feb, 2011


Would do Alextb but I'm in a different country now.

1 Feb, 2011


Ah, that does create a problem.

1 Feb, 2011


thanks Nariz Ihave heard that before about potatoe peelings never tried it but maybe i will one day!!!
Oh lucky you being in Spain

1 Feb, 2011


We've been here for nearly five years now, Ladygardener, and I still pinch myself every morning to make sure I'm not dreaming! We feel very privileged to live in this fantastic region among such lovely people. I wish every GoYer a slice of my happiness. :o)

2 Feb, 2011

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