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growing potatoes in pots. how do i store the spare seeds?

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bonjour tout le monde!

 

i feel well excited today because i received my order of potato seed!!

(red duke of york, pink fir apple and Ezzle blue)

 

i do intend to do it properly this year, so any advice you have about growing spuds in pots would be greatly appreciated...

 

can i use home made compost for it??

 

anyway, my main question is: i have three large pots, and intend to plant three or four potato seeds per pots,

but then, how do i store the spare seeds?

how long are they going to keep?

see... i wouldn't like them to go to waste and have to pay again to get my next lot of seeds...

 

Thank you for any comment!!!

 

Bisou,

:o:o Yann

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My current issue of "Kitchen Garden" suggests keeping some spare seed potatoes in the fridge and then planting them out later in the year for Christmas new spuds :)

 

You can also save potatoes from your crop (in the fridge, presumably, or a clamp - the bigger the seed potato, the better (apparently).

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