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Old June 12, 2017   #46
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interesting Worth.

how much water? I put mine in the hightunnel and they are little bushes at this point but I think I need to put in a drip tape for them. probably too dry for them there.

Durgan, were they purple fleshed or just purple skinned?
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The skin was purple only. I don't see them often in the Supermarket. The common type is Beauregard.

I don't know the name of the purple skinned type that I am growing.
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I haven't read every last post... I have a headache... it is too much to focus on right now, but do you pinch the vines to make them bushier or let them go? more foliage = more potatoes? bigger potatoes? I would speculate large croppers don't do a thing but does it make a difference?
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I dont pitch vines but I have very little experience other than on the farm growing up.
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