Overlooked by many backyard gardeners this easy to grow vegetable needs full sun, moderate temperatures, and light, deep, loose, rich, well-drained soil with a generous amount of organic material and pH between 4.8 and 5.5. To decrease the risk of disease avoid soil where potatoes have grown for two years in a roll. Cut up seed potatoes two days ahead to reduces the risk of rotting. The traditional way is to place the seed potatoes into the narrow trench 5 inch deep with the rose end facing upwards and cover with the soil. You should harvest all of your potatoes when the plants begin to flower.
This fun and easy potatoes come straight from the hot oven, they are fun to make and tasty too. Kids will love this aromatic baked potato slices.