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Hi

I've just lifted the first of my main crop potatoes from potato bags to see how they were doing (king Edwards). I was disappointed to find that although there were tubers they were no bigger than a golf ball!

 

Any guidance on increasing there size? I water them well as I know this variety doesn't like drought. 

archiepem

 these are from one tuber . grown in a raised bed . 2nd early desiree i think . best for a long time . taste . dooooooooooooooooonuts erm erm 

Have the haulms died off yet? With the cold spring I would guess that they are 3 weeks behind schedule. Leave them for another 4 weeks.

Cheers steephill

I was starting to think the same thing. I've seen a potato fertiliser which I'm going to give a go as the compost in the sacks must be inert by now

broad bean

could also depend how many tubers were planted per grow bag to many tubers planted can effect size of crops

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