Sweet Potato Slip

Sweet Potato Slip

A young sweet potato plant of the size usually used for transplanting.
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If you grow your own sweet potato slips, you'll have the option to delay planting them, allowing you to put your crop in the ground in stages rather than all at once.
Nowadays, we use ridges, drip tape, and biodegradable plastic mulch (even fewer weeds!) to get our sweet potato slips growing.
Situate sweet potato slips diagonally in prepared soil, so that only the top two leaves show at the surface.
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Place it on the soil's surface, cut X shapes into it and plant the sweet potato slips through the holes and into the soil.
Sean Thomas of Living Energy Farm (www.LivingEnergyFarm.org) in Louisa, Virginia, supplies sweet potato slips to Southern Exposure Seed Exchange for the company's online catalog (www.SouthemExposure.com), offering 14 varieties of sweet potatoes.
Last year I had reasonable success with sweet potato slips that I obtained from Marshalls Seeds.
Situate sweet potato slips diagonally in the pre pared soil, so that only the top two leaves show at the surface.
Unlike Irish white potatoes, which are started by cutting the potato into pieces of "seed," sweet potatoes are started from "slips," young shoots that grow from the stem end of the root (see "How to Start Sweet Potato Slips," Page 111).
Sweet potato slips can be ordered from a reputable seed company, or you can start your own at home.
I then placed orders for Beauregard and Georgia Jet sweet potato slips and planted them in raised beds.