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Help with Seed Potatoes

I bought some seed potatoes a while ago and kind of forgot about them in a dark cupboard. They have sprouted so much.  Should I remove these very very very long sorouts and try and re chit them or what? I grow them in bags not in the ground.  


  • nick615nick615 Posts: 1,496
    As no-one's replied Kitty52, I'll bring you back to the top of the pile but my advice will be to either start again with new seed or use the chitted ones, but be careful not to damage the shoots as they'll be easily ruined.
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 86,869
    I agree … don’t remove the shoots … treat them very gently and plant them nice and deep. 

    The winter has been mild, temperatures are rising … potato farmers on light land in East Anglia are already planting their potatoes.  

    I’d plant yours now … you have nothing to lose. 
    Good luck 🤞 

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • Allotment BoyAllotment Boy Posts: 6,540
    Yes if you take all the long shoots off now they won't sprout again. 
    AB Still learning

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