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Potato fruit

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I've got potato fruit which I know are not safe to eat and I was wondering are the potatoes from these plants are safe to eat?
Many thanks



The potato roots are OK to eat, it is only the fruits (and foliage) that are not.

15 Jul, 2011


Yes go ahead and eat the potatoes you dig up, the fact that the plant has flowered and produced seed will have no effect. Bulba and I lifted a plant today which had small fruits on it.

15 Jul, 2011


Great thanks guys

17 Jul, 2011


Just make sure you wheely bin any fruits - don't put in the compost...

17 Jul, 2011

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