Potato Plants
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Potato plant pruning

Zone L0S 1E3 | Aelder added on May 15, 2019 | Answered

Last year, I planted seed potatoes in containers. The vines grew quite long - 4-5 feet. I want to try this again and am wondering if I should prune back the vines if they get really long again.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on May 16, 2019

Yes, you can prune, but you may not need to or want to.
This article will help you.
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/potato/cut-back-potato-plants.htm

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