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Q.How Long Before My Seed Potatoes Start To Sprout.

Zone nottingham city | Anonymous added on April 20, 2021 | Answered

I purchased some seed potatoes from reputable nursery and I have planted them in approx. 4 inches of earth.. I am new to gardening…and did not chit them. I keep checking to see if they have started growing but no growth showing yet. I planted them around 20 days ago.

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Answered on April 21, 2021

It can take a few weeks for seed potatoes to sprout, but if the ground is too cold, too dry or too wet, there could be a problem. I am also wondering if the soil is well-draining and if, perhaps, they were planted a little too deeply. Here's an article that should help:

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