Planting Potatoes

Asked January 24, 2016, 2:35 PM EST

When is the best time to plant potatoes in my area? I live in the Mc Kinley area of Coos County. Thank you, J.E.Johnson

Coos County Oregon planting dates horticulture

1 Response

Potatoes in your area should be planted after the last frost. Check with a local farmer or neighbor if you have a question about that date. To avoid plant diseases like Verticillium wilt, do not plant potatoes and tomatoes in the same location within 4 years.
The attached reference gives information on different types of potatoes as well as planting guides.http://extension.oregonstate.edu/gardening/osu-recommends-colorful-potatoes-home-gardens