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can I plant potatoes in July??

Discussion in 'Fruits & Vegetables' started by crazzzymike13, Jun 29, 2010.

  1. Jun 29, 2010
    crazzzymike13

    crazzzymike13 Chillin' with the herd

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    I was wondering if I could plant those little red potatoes now?? I live in the texas panhandle zone 7 I think. Is it too late??
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    Ridgerunner

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    According to the pamphlet provided by my state extension service, I can plant potatoes as late as mid-July in my area. You are in a different area, but I have some seed potatoes in the fridge that will go in the ground within a week.

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    ducks4you

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    I'M doing a 2nd potato planting this year--zones 5b/6a. :D
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    wifezilla

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    If you don't list your area or growing zone so it appears under your screen name, it is hard to give you a good answer. (just sayin' :D)
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    Ridgerunner

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    I agree with you in principle, but the OP is in Texas Panhandle Zone 7. It's in the body of his message.
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    hoodat

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    Since we never freeze here in San Diego I've toyed with the idea of trying them as a Winter crop but it's all but impossible to find certified blight free seed potatos that time of year and I don't want to risk infecting my ground.

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