Potato Plants

pH and Fertilizer Needed for Potatoes in Straw

bettyde47 added on April 19, 2012 | Answered

What should pH be and what fertilizer for planting potatoes in straw?

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Answered on April 20, 2012

This is no different than growing potatoes the traditional way. They like slightly acidic soil and need only be top dressed at planting time with a general purpose fertilizer or compost/manure. If you have not already done so, read this article for some tips for growing potaotes in straw: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/potato/tips-for-growing-potatoes-in-straw.htm

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