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Q.Can you use store bought potatoes to grow your own

Zone 29073 | Anonymous added on September 2, 2020 | Answered

I am interested in growing potatoes this fall and want to know what to start with.

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Answered on September 2, 2020

They are best planted in early spring. You can buy USDA certified seed potatoes at your local nursery or garden center and some big box stores.

Grocery store potatoes are not recommended as they are treated with a chemical to inhibit sprouting.


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