During the 2020 COVID pandemic we decided to do some container gardening. We grew red Pontiac, white (Kennebec) and russet (Norkotah) potatoes in 15 gallon grow bags. Yield was about 21 lbs.

In 2022 the seed potatoes at Mace were unlabeled when I got them I know we got Pontiac again but am not exactly sure about the others. Doing 5 bags this year with 2 red and 3 will be surprise!

  • Add 3″ soil to container
  • Sprinkle on top 1.5 cup vegetable Jobes Organics Vegetable and Tomato
  • Sprinkle 5 tbsp Espoma Soil Acidifier on soil
  • Sprinkle 5 gr Hi-Yield Muriate of Potash on soil
  • Work all that in
  • Put 4 seed potatoes on the soil and cover with 3″ soil

2021 Images

Helpful Tips

TypePlant DateHarvest DateYield
Pontiac (Red)
Kennebec and/or Norkotah (Russet)3/14/2021