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Sweet Potato Slips - Beauregard

5 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(2 customer reviews)

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THIS IS A PRE-ORDER ITEM. SWEET POTATO SLIPS ARE SHIPPED STARTING IN MID MAY. Delicious and reliable producer with fast maturing roots that have red-orange skin and orange flesh. Easy-to-grow with extremely high yields and little cracking.

 

An additional shipping and handling fee will automatically be applied to your sweet potato order. $2 in addition to regular shipping for the 12, 36 and 50 slip sizes. $5 addition to regular shipping for the 100 slip size. $11 addition to regular shipping for the 500 slip size. For more than 500 slips please call for quote.
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SKU: 400-002-0-C. Categories: , .

Product Description

Average Seed / oz Seed / 100′ Row Average Yield / 100′ Row Days to Harvest
100 slips 100+ lbs 90-120
Planting Season Ideal Soil Temp Sun Frost Tolerance
After Last Frost 70-90°F Full Sun Frost Sensitive
Sowing Method Seed Depth Direct Seed Spacing Seeds Per Packet
Transplant 3-5″ 6-12″
Mature Spacing Days to Sprout Production Cycle Seed Viability
6-12″ NA Annual 6-8 months
Heat-loving sweet potatoes are planted from bare-root slips (also called starts) as soon as the ground is well warmed and all danger of frost has passed. Slips should be planted as soon as they are received. Space plants: 12-18" apart with 3-4' between rows. The vines will spread and fill in, so give them plenty of room. Plant in a soil rich in organic matter. Sweet potatoes can be slow starters and they don't like to compete with weeds. Keep the area clear until the top growth fills in and acts as a natural mulch. Tip: Don't water your sweet potatoes during the final 3-4 weeks prior to harvest, to keep the mature tubers from splitting. Days to harvest: 90-120.

Additional Information

size

12 slips, 36 slips, 50 slips, 100 slips, 500 slips

2 reviews for Beauregard

  1. 5 out of 5

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    Beauregard is my go-to sweet potato. Excellent productivity, minimal effort. 12 slips in a 4×4 raised bed yielded 47 pounds. Location: Northern Alabama (Zone 7a)

  2. 5 out of 5

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    Prolific, beautiful and the best tasting sweet potato we have grown on our farm! Last year we had our best yield and amazing sales at our market. Several customers returned to buy 20lb boxes telling us Beauregard was the best sweet potato they had ever tasted. They also store well, we are still eating them several times a week! This year-more beauregard!

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