What type of Pesticides do you need to use for sweet potato plants?

Answer Use the advanced search at Search "yam, true". and you will find over 100 pesticides specifically labeled for use. You can limit your search by entering the specific pest you wish to... Read More »

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Are sweet potato plants annual?

Sweet potatoes are perennials which are usually grown as annuals. These tropical plants can be grown from vine cuttings or from pieces of the root, according to the Encyclopedia of Food and Culture... Read More »

How to Start Sweet Potato Slips for Plants?

Growing sweet potatoes from slips is an easy project. Finding the right potato to use is the most challenging part of the process. Those purchased in the supermarket may have been treated and won't... Read More »

Japanese sweet potato vs regular sweet potato with orange flesh?

According to an article on, Japanese sweet potatoes and "American" sweet potatoes are similar, with Japanese sweet potatoes tasting sweeter. I found several articles that talk about... Read More »

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 »