Potato Plant Looks Melted After Freeze – What To Do?
Q: My potatoes were eight inches high when the freeze came recently. The plants look melted. Will the potatoes below send more shoots or should I replant?
A: The warm weather we had before the freeze kept soil temperatures pretty high. The potatoes underground we’re probably not harmed by the cold. Snip off the damage leaves and wait a couple weeks. I’d be surprised if new green shoots do not appear.