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Q.i need more info on how to get a potato to sprout

Zone ? | otis12 added on June 22, 2012 | Answered

I put some potatoes in an egg carton, but sun made them turn green. I have new potatoes and want to make some sprout before August so I can plant here in Pensacola, Florida.

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Answered on June 23, 2012

It is normal for them to turn green in too much light. Simply minimize the amount of light by placing them in a location with bright, indirect light. These article should help if you have not already seen them: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/potato/seed-potatoes.htm

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