seed potatoe

Martin O\’Sullivan asked 11 years ago

I have recently started collecting seed potatoes for storage. At the moment i am storing them in a paper potato sack.In a dark location.Is this ok and do you have any other advice as Regards storing seed potatoe and propagation? If blight is contracted how does this affect the seed potato?

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
Seed potatoes are best stored in a pit outdoors, proected from rodents, covered with straw and soil or just soil, the pile kept above soil level, or in a cool airy shed indoors, ideally with an earthen floor.

Do not store blight affected tubers as they can carry over blight to the follwoing year.