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'Sweet Potato Slips'

How To Grow Sweet Potatoes In The UK

sweet potato tubers. ‘Slips’ don’t have roots, although sometimes there are signs of small roots beginning to appear. The roots will grow once the ‘slip’ has been planted. Whilst it is possible to grow your own ‘slips’ from supermarket sweet potatoes, most…

Top 10 vegetables to grow over winter

…Leek Seeds * Pea & Bean Seeds * Pepper (Sweet) & Chilli Seeds * Pumpkin, Squash & Courgette Seeds * Salad Seeds * Tomato Seeds * All Other Vegetable Seeds * Potatoes * First Early * Second Early * Maincrop * Second Cropping (Christmas) * Sweet Potatoes * Potato Selector Guide * Vegetable Plants *…

Gardening Glossary - Glossary of Gardening Terms

…new plants and producing potatoes. Self-fertile A plant that does not need pollen from a second individual in order to fertilise and set fruit. Semi-evergreen A plant that retains most or some of its foliage throughout the year. Slips Cuttings taken from a mature Sweet Potato plant. Specimen Plant…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 14th October 2011

…Name: Catherine Johnson Question: I have just harvested my sweet potatoes and there are several small tubers, can I leave these in the ground or store them to grow new plants next year? Answer: Hi Catherine. Sweet potatoes are grown from slips (unrooted shoot cuttings) rather than from the tubers so…