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treacletart Sun 01-May-05 17:22:50

Can anyone recommend somewhere I can get hold of growing tubers? There supposed to be really easy to grow and as they're so delicious and so pricey too I though they'd be an excellent allotment crop this year.

Mirage Sun 01-May-05 20:45:59

I got mine from Thompson & Morgan by mail order.Be warned though,they spread like wildfire & are very hard to get rid of.I'm still finding them 3 years after I last planted them.

I'd ask on your allotment if anyone has any spare tubers-I'm sure someone will donate some.

treacletart Mon 02-May-05 16:50:56

Thanks Mirage. Checked out T&M and it looks like I might be too late for this years tubers. We've only taken this plot on recently so dont know many fellow plothoders yet - but I reckon that might be the way to go - would Jerusalems suit some sort of container do you think? Might be a way to curb any rampaging tendencies?

treacletart Mon 02-May-05 17:09:02

2nd thoughts, I assume their height would rule out any sort of container arrangement

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