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Sweet Potatoes


Sweet potatoes are low in fat and rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants - steaming them is best, but they're also delicious roasted, mashed or baked. Our sweet potato growing guide gives you lots of useful information on how to get the best from your sweet potato plants.



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Sweet Potato 'Beauregard Improved'

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Introduced from a virus free clone, Sweet Potato 'Beauregard Improved' has been phenomenally popular as it is similar to the tubers on supermarket shelves. Tubers tend to be smaller Sweet Potato 'T65' but have the same distinctive salmon-orange flesh with a sweeter more pronounced flavour. Spread: up to 3m (9').


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How to grow sweet potatoes

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    • 6 deep root premium plugs

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £12.99
    • 12 deep root premium plugs

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
    •  
    • £19.99

Sweet Potato 'Carolina Ruby'

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  • NEW in 2014

In trials over the past 2 years, Sweet Potato 'Carolina Ruby' has shown improved vigour and more reliability in producing a crop of sweet potato tubers than 'Georgia Jet'. Tubers have a bright, ruby-red skin with a deliciously rich-flavoured orange flesh and are superb for baking, wedges and mash. This increasingly popular vegetable is well worth trying outdoors in milder areas. In colder areas they make excellent crops for a glasshouse or polytunnel. Spread: up to 3m (9').


Useful links:

How to grow sweet potatoes

More info
    • 6 deep root premium plugs

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
    •  
    • £12.99
    • 12 deep root premium plugs

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
    •  
    • £25.98 £19.99

Sweet Potato 'Duo'

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Sweet potatoes are becoming increasingly popular. The delicious tubers are nutritious and versatile, whether baked, mashed or made into chunky wedges! Grow sweet potatoes outdoors in milder areas, or in colder areas they make excellent crops for a glasshouse or polytunnel. Sweet Potato 'Duo' includes the popular variety 'Beauregard Improved' and new variety 'Carolina Ruby'. Spread: up to 3m (9').


  • Twin pack comprises:
  • Sweet potato 'Beauregard Improved' - Distinctive salmon-orange flesh with a sweet pronounced flavour.
  • Sweet potato 'Carolina Ruby' – A reliable variety, tubers have bright, ruby-red skin with a deliciously rich-flavoured, orange flesh.

Useful links:

How to grow sweet potatoes

More info
    • 12 deep root premium plugs - 6 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
    • SAVE £5.99  
    • £25.98 £19.99