Re: [gardeners] Fall Potatoes in the South

Allen and Judy Merten (
Thu, 03 Jun 1999 01:56:15 -0500

    We plant our spring potatos in Jan. or Feb., harvest in May or June.
    Bastrop Co.
    SE Central Tx.
    Zone 8

Allen Breland wrote:

> Harry thanks for the reply. I tried this spring with seed potatos using
> a 40 gal. barrel instead of tires. I harvested approximatly five pounds
> of new potatoes for my effort. I think maybe it just gets too hot down
> here too soon. Yea, finding good seed potatoes is a bit tough. I got
> mine from a neighbor who had ordered them from a seed catalog. I'll try
> again but in a raised bed this time and in the fall.
> Thanks again,
> Allen