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Green potatoes safe to plant or use in compost?

 
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I have some potatoes (loose, separate from soil) that have gone green due to sun exposure. I understand these contain toxic compounds and are poisonous/unsuitable to eat. Can I still plant them or use them in compost safely?

  Also I'm new here and have an unanswered thread in the HugelKultur section. If anyone has any relevant info, please share.
 
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Seth White wrote:I have some potatoes (loose, separate from soil) that have gone green due to sun exposure. I understand these contain toxic compounds and are poisonous/unsuitable to eat. Can I still plant them or use them in compost safely?

  Also I'm new here and have an unanswered thread in the HugelKultur section. If anyone has any relevant info, please share.



You can still plant them. In fact, if you put them in a compost pile they will likely sprout. Seed potatoes often rot anyways, so it's not like you'd accidentally eat it.
 
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