when is it time to harvest potatoes?

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When the plant is getting ready to bloom, that is the best time to harvest the roots (the potato's themselves, which are actually roots). -Birdy
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You don't say where you are located or how you are growing your potatoes.  I've grown them in the ground and in 32 gallon trash barrels using a layering method.  I've always just waited for the green leafy vines to die and then harvested the potatoes.

Trash barrel growing is the easiest as all you do to harvest is turn over the barrell and scoup out the potatoes.
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