Potatoes come from a potato plant; part of the potato plant is above the ground, but the potatoes themselves grow underground. The portion of the plant that is above ground has leaves and flower buds. When a plant has flowered, this is a sign that potatoes are growing underground.Know More
Potatoes grow best in a cool climate. Growers in areas with a hot season can still grow potatoes if they plant them early.
Growers grow potatoes by planting a potato or part of a potato in the ground. A potato has buds or "eyes" all over it that eventually sprout into plants. Once the potato has been planted, the top part of the plant can be seen within a couple weeks.Learn more about Fruits & Veggies
Potatoes reproduce from the eyes that grow out of existing potatoes. A portion of the potato containing the eye is cut off and planted, then the eye produces a new plant and multiple potatoes.Full Answer >
The precursors of modern strawberries came from both North America and South America. Explorers brought an early version of the strawberry from the Virginia area of North America to France in the 1500s, while another Frenchman spotted a different form of strawberry in what is now Chile in the 1700s.Full Answer >
One sweet potato has about 24 grams of carbohydrates. Most doctors agree that 15 grams of carbohydrates is a serving, so one sweet potato provides a little less than two servings of carbohydrates, depending on its size.Full Answer >
All-purpose potatoes, such as Yukon gold, purple and white potatoes, are best for roasting. They are moister and hold their shape through the cooking process better than high-starch potatoes.Full Answer >