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I'm growing red potatos, however I now have black spots on the leaves, what ist it...& how can I get rid of it.?




could be potato blight, this is not good if it is, look on the underside to see if there is any sign of white mould.
Very hard to get rid of.

12 May, 2011


Thanks, I don't see any white mold. how should I treat it??

12 May, 2011


too early for blight. Looks more like a nutrient deficiency.
Are you growing them in bags?

12 May, 2011


Im growing them in a raised bed, what do you suggest I should add??

14 May, 2011


Are you growing them in soil or compost....what fertiliser did you add prior to planting. That may give a little clue.

14 May, 2011


I used top soil and cow manure, I've just added veg' fertilizer.

15 May, 2011


pleased to hear its not the blight, watering enough?

16 May, 2011


is that straw or bark you've got on top of the soil. It looks very dry. If it is, it could be removing nutrients and moisture from the soil.

17 May, 2011

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