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When to Plant Red Potatoes in Mississippi

By Shayne Ochoa ; Updated September 21, 2017
Each tuber needs to have one sprout.
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In Mississippi, between February 15th and April 1st is the ideal time to plant red potato tubers. Each tuber should contain at least one "eye". If the ground freezes, dig up the tubers in fall and store them in a dry location for replanting the next growing season.


About the Author


Living in Southern California, Shayne Ochoa has been writing professionally since 2005. Her articles have included topics on education, child development and gardening. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in liberal studies from California Baptist University in Riverside.