How To Grow Potatoes In Water

A red potato in a bowl of water sprouts roots and leaves

Grab the kiddos and celebrate National Potato Day on August 19 by growing a potato in a jar or glass. This fun experiment is not only a great way to introduce the little ones to gardening, but also a way to sneak in a botany lesson for older youth. This method can also be used to sprout Irish potato plants or produce sweet potato slips for the garden. How to Grow a Potato in Water Although potatoes grow underground, they are actually modified stems designed to store starch. This starch can be used as an energy source for reproduction. While potato plants can form seeds, they are usually propagated by vegetative means. In other words, new potato plants grow from the buds or eyes which form on the potato tuber.  Follow these easy steps to grow potatoes in water: Step one: Choose a potato which has sprouted a few eyes. […]

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