I have been dreaming a lot today is this a good sweet potatoe place?

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  1. jnap31

    jnap31 garden guy

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    That's where I got my plants this year. Ordered the Northern mix of a dozen each of Beauregard, Georgia Jet, and Vardaman. The only thing that they did wrong was forget about Memorial Day. Thus the package spent an extra day in the mails. The Beauregards and Vardamans were OK but Georgia Jets were a slimey mess. Salvaged 4 from that dozen but only 2 survived. Almost evened out since there were extra plants of the other two and still ended up with 32 plants.

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    I have never raised sweet potatoes but am very interested in trying some this coming year. I never understood the whole "slips" thing until a friend of mine had a sweet potatoe go way past ripe and "slips" started growing like crazy. I am not certain of the conditions though.