Growing Potato

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11 Aug 08 Caron Blenkhorn (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
What time of year do I plant pink eye potatoes?
17 Aug 22 Irene Bollerman (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I am noticing coppery (pearlescent brownish) marking on the leaves of otherwise healthy looking potato plants, planted in potato grow bags. I've been monitoring the soil temperature and it had reached 30C until I placed cardboard and bubblewrap insulation over the black fabric bags. It is currently mid-August. I'm in Brisbane. The coppery leaf markings surround the veins rather than being on the fringes of the leaves. The markings do not look like the brown/black spots of wilt. Any thoughts from you potato growers out there??
17 Aug 22 Irene Bollerman (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
keep the tubors (potatoes) covered
31 Aug 16 Norman (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
The main article states:"Potatoes exposed to light will go green, so keep them covered up with straw and soil as they grow." Does this mean I need to cover the complete foliage or just hill up the plant? Thanks.
13 Apr 15 Derek Harris (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
how long does it take for potatoes to reach harvest time
23 Dec 12 Gran Gran (Australia - temperate climate)
Hi Caron around sept oct
08 Jan 16 Ange (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
What time of the year can you plant pink eyes in a sub tropical area? I'm on the Gold Coast. Thank you

The main article states:"Potatoes exposed to light will go green, so keep them covered up with straw and soil as they grow." Does this mean I need to cover the complete foliage or just hill up the plant? Thanks.

- Norman

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