Potato plants are less than 4 weeks old and they are growing as if on steroids. The leaves are really small and look rather miserable. I read potatoes don't get taller than 60cm, mine are already 95cm and beyond. Now they are starting to fall over, one by one. I don't know what to do.
The plant completely fell over, it's the 5th plant already:
This one is about to fall over:
At current growth speed this one will reach 100cm by tomorrow morning. I had to stabilise it with a piece of wood because all of the stems were bent to the floor:
I thought this was supposed to be easy? Do my plants need an exorcist?
- Ph 7.2
- 200mg/l Nitrogen
- 170mg/l Phosphate
- 950mg/l Potassium
I water them thoroughly as soon as the top 5cm dried up which is around once ever 4-5 days.