Martha had no siblings and Quinn had no idea of what might have sprouted from his alien family tree.
In some cases the tubers for early crops are sprouted on a hotbed, the plants being put out as soon as the leaves can bear exposure.
The main crop should be planted by the middle of March, sprouted sets being used; late planting is very undesirable.
Potatoes are sometimes grown in pots in heat, sprouted sets being planted in t t-in.
The sets after having been sprouted, as above, are planted out in January in trenches 2 ft.