Just got geranddaddy sweet potato

Discussion in 'Countryside Families' started by moopups, Nov 9, 2006.

  1. moopups

    moopups In Remembrance

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    He is the biggest one I have ever seen, about 10 inches long and fully 5 inches in diameter, the 'jumbo species' of sweet potato. This is going to have runners in the spring, called slips that will be used to plant a big patch. Later in spring I will cut and ship slips to anyone whom askes. There will be a limited supply.
     
  2. uncle Will in In.

    uncle Will in In. Well-Known Member Supporter

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    To get really big sweet potatoes, is to watch where your cat planted his nugget in the fresh garden soil, then set a plant right beside it. Be careful.
     

  3. rwinsouthla

    rwinsouthla Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Pictures? I wish I had had my digital camera about 4 years ago. I got one that got left behind and grew about two months too long. It was 14 inches long and a good 5-6 inches in diameter. It weighed 6 lbs!!!