Sprouts on Tubers Very Long

teddahliaMarch 16, 2011

I generally remove long sprouts on tubers before planting. Of course, if it has only the one sprout, I would not. Anybody else have an opinion?

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oscarthecat(z7MD)

Sounds right to me. Steve in Baltimore County.

    Bookmark   March 17, 2011 at 8:07AM
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mandolls(4)

If I remember correctly, Swan Island recommends snipping them back to aprox. 1" before planting, so thats what I have always done.

    Bookmark   March 18, 2011 at 7:23AM
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pdshop(5)

I have also heard to pinch them back to about 1 inc I have the same problem this year.

    Bookmark   March 19, 2011 at 6:33PM
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mytime(3/4 Alaska)

My question would be, if you pinch them back to an inch and there's no node in that inch, will there be branching?

    Bookmark   March 20, 2011 at 12:44AM
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