Potato Plants

Growing Potatoes in Soil and Straw

Anonymous added on May 30, 2011 | Answered

I started my potatoes in soil. Can I cover them with straw after they get about 6 inches tall with for the rest of the growing cycle?

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Answered on May 31, 2011

Yes, you can do this. Just make sure a little of the stem pokes out the top of the straw as you fill in each time.

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