Potato fruits. Just pluck them off, since they are not good for
anything. I suppose if there was a bunch of them they would take
energy away from the plant and reduce your crop. Usually, only a few
flowers get pollinated so you can leave them if you want.
They are potato berries, inside of which are the potato seeds.
If you harvest your own and try to grow them you will get very uneven
However, more and more true potato seeds are becoming readily
available. Google True Potato Seed for more info.
We've grown a variety called Gilroy for the last few years with
surprising results. Very slow growth for the first month to 6 weeks
but, they really speed up after that with a good yield of nicely sized
Thanks Ross. I never knew potatoes had berries. This is the first I've
seen them despite growing potatoes before. I'll collect a few just to
see what will grow. Do I let the dry or can they be collected now?
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