Sweet Potato Slip

Sweet Potato Slip

A young sweet potato plant of the size usually used for transplanting.
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org) in Louisa, Virginia, supplies sweet potato slips to Southern Exposure Seed Exchange for the company's online catalog (www.
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.
Situate sweet potato slips diagonally in the pre pared soil, so that only the top two leaves show at the surface.
Last year I had reasonable success with sweet potato slips that I obtained from Marshalls Seeds.
Sweet potato slips can be ordered from a reputable seed company, or you can start your own at home.
We planted 27 sweet potato slips in April of last year, enjoyed our first sweet potato in late July, and ate our last one in early March this year.
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).
I then placed orders for Beauregard and Georgia Jet sweet potato slips and planted them in raised beds.