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Does anybody know what this is? It is invading my tomato plant and I'm sure I haven't planted it!




Looks like a potato plant to me.

31 May, 2011



31 May, 2011


Yep it's a spud - a new take on companion planting :)

31 May, 2011


Probably best to dig your fingers into the compost and try to get the tuber out. It is closely related to the tomato and could make disease, including blight, more likely.

31 May, 2011


Hi there,

Looks like the attack of the phantom tattie!!!

Happy gardening.

31 May, 2011


Thanks. thought it could be but I haven't planted any potatoes! How strange, there was another one in my kale patch! Pulled it out now, watching carefully for any other phantom tat's!

31 May, 2011

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