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Anyone growing sweet potatoes?

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HarrietJones Sun 02-Oct-11 21:19:32

It's our first year and I'm v unsure to how you know they are ready. I read Oct/Nov but do they die back like potatoes or what?

inmysparetime Mon 03-Oct-11 07:06:01

I wanted to grow sweet potatoes, but couldn't find any in the shops sad. IIRC they did them on Gardeners World last year, it might still be on their website.

Lexilicious Mon 03-Oct-11 07:13:00

I have had them in the ground all bloody year and I also have no idea if they're ready!! I may have a go at one plant and see. I don't think I'll grow them again - in a small garden, it's too much real estate occupied for probably a small crop.

HoneyPablo Mon 03-Oct-11 07:21:40

I have some. I bought them from Homebase. I have no idea when they are ready- I think it's when they start to die back.

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