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Dear All
Because of the bad weather couldn't plant my potatoes. Started them in does in bags. They have not got leggy. can I cut down to 2 budding leaves. Will this disrupt the potato growing 


  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 34,053
    I'd just leave them, they'll sort themselves out.
    Even floppy leaves produce food.

  • madpenguinmadpenguin Posts: 2,498
    I remember I was once asked to plant some potatoes for a friend.
    They were mostly the size of marbles and had shoots about a foot long.
    I humoured my friend and planted them,sometimes I put 2 very small ones in the same hole!
    They did grow and when harvested there were loads of lovely large potatoes!!
    Never underestimate nature!
    “Every day is ordinary, until it isn't.” - Bernard Cornwell-Death of Kings
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