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Old July 3, 2017   #1
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Default summer seed potato source ?

Does anyone have a seed potato source that will ship now ? Looking on the web people are out or don't ship until September. I want to plant now or soon to harvest this fall and winter.
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Old July 4, 2017   #2
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Dont have one, but you can order at the normal time, and keep the seed tubers in a bright cool place and plant them around now. They will chit nicely without getting weird like they do in the dark.
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Old July 9, 2017   #3
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If you can get some freshly harvested tubers, store in a fridge for a month, then remove from the fridge. They will eventually start sprouting.

I do not think many potato seed sellers will have much left at this point in the year.
You could try contacting Curzio from the Kenosha Potato Project. I bet he still has some of last year's that have been in storage.
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