In case you are putting away new potatoes that you just purchased from the supermarket and will utilize them in a couple of days, you can store them any place you need. Be that as it may, on the off chance that you have huge number of potatoes and you will store them for quite a while, appropriately store them to keep them consumable and sound. In the event you harvested potatoes from your garden, first you should dispose of the multitude of wounded, tainted or the green ones preceding putting away potatoes at home, Putting away potatoes along with the wiped out ones will just spread the contamination to the whole harvest.
When to harvest potatoes? In the wake of making sure that all potatoes are solid, the subsequent stage would pick a decent spot to keep them. Prior to storing the harvested potatoes, do not wash them. Make certain to pick a cool, dull spot with satisfactory ventilation. A cabinet or basement is a decent spot to store them.
The temperature that is great for potato stockpiling is somewhere in the range of 42F and 50F, which is well underneath the normal temperature of the house. It is likewise significant to keep the potatoes from light as potatoes will become green and become poisonous when they are presented to light.
The customary method of putting away potatoes from garden is to placed them in earthy colored paper packs with openings in them. Another alternative is to put them in a plastic sack that has little openings on its top. Other capacity elective is a bowl and tied, straightforward plastic compartment. At the point when you ponder how to store potatoes, you should consider the period of time you mean to store the potatoes and what is going on strategy you will utilize. For instance, in case you will hear the potatoes, store them in a spot that is marginally hotter.
One more factor to think about while putting away potatoes is mugginess. Since potatoes are about 80% water, they should be kept in a wet climate to hold them back from drying out. Else, they will become flabby, got dried out and decayed in case they are kept in a dry spot. Sodden basements are a decent spot to store potatoes since they have undeniable degree of stickiness. You can likewise attempt to build the dampness by placing the potatoes in plastic sacks and with a few openings in them and putting a huge bowl of water in front.
Potatoes offer a great deal of advantages. They are normally solid: no fat, no cholesterol, no sodium, low in calories, an extraordinary wellspring of nutrient C, and wealthy in potassium. As they can be cooked in various manners this makes them exceptionally flexible. The main part is to know precisely how to store potatoes to keep them new and in their best condition.