Growing Potato

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25 Mar 17 Rod Cooke (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Can I plant potatoes now- if not why not
13 Jul 20 (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Planting a crop is about planting at the right time for germination (soil temperature) and then the right air temperature for growing the crop. Then consideration should include hot or cold weather, likely hood of heavy rain, possibility of frosts. It is just not a case of I will plant something when I want to.
27 Mar 17 Ken (Australia - temperate climate)
Potatoes will not tolerate frosts so if you get frosts delay planting till after the last frost. If you are in a frost-free area their is no reason why you couldn't plant them anytime.
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