Potato

Potato Fusarium Wilt Info - Reasons For Wilting Of Potato Plants
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Potato fusarium wilt is more severe when temperatures above 80 F. (27 C.) or when plants are water stressed. Potato fusarium wilt progresses faster du...
Potato Plant Diseases - Is There A Treatment For Potato Leafroll Virus
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Treatment for potato leafroll virus involves using chemical controls to eradicate aphids and reduce the spread of the disease. Apply insecticide from ...
Composting Potato Haulms Can You Add Potato Tops To Compost
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In summary, the answer to “Can you add potato tops to compost?” is yes. It's probably wisest to only compost haulms that are disease-free and, unless ...
How To Trim Potato Plants - Should I Cut Back Potato Plants
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To trim your edible potato plants, pinch off the blossoms as soon as they appear on the plant, or snip them off with shears. Blossoms are an indicator...
Potato Vine Plant Leaves Are Sweet Potato Leaves Edible?
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Can you eat sweet potato leaves? Yes. Sweet potato plants are typically grown for their sweet tubers, but the leaves are great too. These edible leave...
What Is A Potato Bush Information About The Blue Potato Bush Plant
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The potato bush plant is an attractive shrub that grows up to 6 feet (2 m.) tall and wide. It is evergreen in warm climates, and its dense growth habi...
Swollen Potato Lenticels - What Causes Potato Lenticels To Swell
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Lenticels are special pores in plant tissues that allow oxygen exchange with the outside world. Similar to stomas, lenticels appear on woody tissues l...
Potato Plant Flowering My Potato Blossoms Turned Into Tomatoes
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Do Potato Plants Bloom? Potato plants produce flowers during the end of their growing season. These turn into the true fruit of the plant, which resem...
Potato Tuberworm Damage - Tips For Controlling Potato Tuberworms
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Weeds and volunteer plants can act as alternate hosts for potato tuberworms, and should be eliminated from fields and surrounding areas. Deep planting...