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My second early potato plants have grown really big and are now starting to fall over without having flowered. Have I lost the whole crop ?



Hi Sue and welcome to GoY. I doubt that you have lost the crop, trying lifting just one potato to see what is under it.

4 Jul, 2010


I have already harvested my second earlies .. Winston and Belle de Fontenay. Mine never seem to flower, though I gave my father some and his are flowering. I just harvest them as I need them, when they are of an acceptable size.

4 Jul, 2010


If you want to find out how big your spuds are (without lifting them) use your fingers to dig around the base of the plant and try to feel/see what state they are in.

4 Jul, 2010

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