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As promised, an update on my Spiro Myra spuds.

Dug the remaining plants up at weekend )Sat 11th Oct) and what a good crop!!!

Couple of oddities; but more on them later.

In the main they were large, oval shaped and pink skinned.
A couple were really weird shaped. Will take some peeling I reckon. Some were not so large but not as oval.

They are now stored on and covered with newspaper on the staging in my potting shed. (I don’t have proper potatoe sacks.)
Most of them have still got soil on them as apparently they store better this way.

I didn’t earth them up as much as I should have done so perhaps I would have had a lot more produce.

As for the oddities.
A few had small white spots on them which rubbed off easily enough and seem OK. But I have never seen this before. Anybody any ideas?

They second oddity is that one quite large one broke up whilst I was digging it up. It fell apart revealing a gooey white liquid. This was disposed of. Again anyboyd any ideas?

Thanks in advance.


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I love fresh spuds from the garden.
I planted some in big pots this year but they all roted because of the rain.
Pity you don't have any photos of yours.

14 Oct, 2008

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