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Re: sweet potato question

Post  yolos on 9/8/2015, 8:52 am

Depends on the variety.  Beauregard are ready in about 90-100 days.  Some other varieties take 120-150 days.  I wait until the vines start to die back or definitely before the first frost.
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Re: sweet potato question

Post  johnp on 9/8/2015, 6:53 pm

Thanks, that's a big help. The variety we ordered was not the one we got, we got the one that is in the grocery stores. I think it is about 100 days but I put mine in a greenhouse to shorten the time. I think around the 15th I will brush the soil back on one and see what I have. Do you get more than one potato per plant?
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Post  Kelejan on 9/9/2015, 12:04 am

johnp, I sincerely hope we get more than one potato from each plant as I only planted one potato.
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Re: sweet potato question

Post  sanderson on 9/9/2015, 1:43 am

KJ, I think each plant is suppose to produce something like 4 or 5 potatoes. Even if there is only one, it will be very special. Very Happy

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Post  Kelejan on 9/9/2015, 8:05 am

Thanks, sanderson.  I only planted this one potatoe as it rotting and I was going to throw it on the compost heap.  there was a green shoot so I took a chance and it has grown quite a nice bunch of leaves and covered maybe about four square feet.  Can't wait to see what is underneath, and maybe save some for replanting next  year.
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has55's R & D Journey;sweet potatoes

Post  has55 on 3/9/2017, 12:29 am

I have had great success with growing sweet potatoes in soil on a trellis. Question, has any try to grow sweet potatoes in leaves like potatoes?
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