How Deep to Plant a Sweet Potato?

Answer Sweet potatoes are grown from slips--also known as transplants or cuttings--from seed stock. Commercial producers purchase seed potatoes and cut their own slips. Does this Spark an ... Read More »

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Difference Between Sweet Potato Slips & Sweet Potato Plant?

The main difference between sweet potato slips and plants is timing. Sweet potatoes are propagated using sprouts --- or slips --- that grow out of existing sweet potatoes. When the slips are a few ... Read More »

How deep do you plant a potato?

Traditional planting methods recommend placing potato seeds in a shallow amount of soil, beneath no more than 2 inches of soil. Place several inches of mulch on top of the soil where the the potato... Read More »

Can you plant a sweet potato?

On One Hand: You May Plant a Sweet PotatoA sweet potato plant can be grown from a single sweet potato. First, sprout it in a jar of water, holding the top third of the sweet potato out of the jar ... Read More »

How do I root a sweet potato plant?

Getting StartedFill a glass jar with water. Poke three or four toothpicks into the sweet potato so that the toothpicks look like spokes. Place the sweet potato in the water with the toothpicks rest... Read More »