You can grow sweet potatoes in most areas of the U.S. and around the world.
The tuberous roots of vining sweet potato plants are what produces the "fruit" of the sweet potato. The vines take root wherever they touch the ground and, as they spread, can produce a bumper crop of sweet potatoes.
If you have a garden that is too small to allow accommodate spreading vines, you can plant sweet potato bush varieties. Growing your own vegetables is a wonderful way to help the household budget and a rewarding outdoor endeavor.The Sweet Potato Lover's Cookbook: More than 100 ways to enjoy one of the world's healthiest foods
As soon as the ground is warm... and danger of frost has passed, you can plant your sweet potato slips...the small rooted pieces of a tuber. Here are a few more tips about how to grow sweet potatoes:
You are likely most familiar with the orange fleshed sweet potato. Sweet potatoes can also be white, yellow or even purple. Try several varieties and colors. Just be certain you have certified disease-free roots by buying them from a reputable seed supplier.
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