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#3666174 - 05/09/14 06:19 AM Sweet Potato Slips
Big Pop
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Anyone know of a source of Beauregard sweet potato plants near Knoxville? I don't want the potted ones from Knox Seed, they're too high!!!! Thanks
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#3666200 - 05/09/14 07:06 AM Re: Sweet Potato Slips [Re: Big Pop]
pressfit
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I mail ordered about a 100 of them a few years ago from a place in georgia.. hard to find locally..
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#3666212 - 05/09/14 07:18 AM Re: Sweet Potato Slips [Re: pressfit]
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I always get mine from Sandhill Preservation Center.

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#3666223 - 05/09/14 07:39 AM Re: Sweet Potato Slips [Re: gil1]
BlountArrow
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Thanks for the link, gil1. We got several sweet potato slips last year from some guy and I don't know what he sold us.

What types of Sweet Potatoes do you all like to grow? I seem to mostly enjoy the brighter orange fleshed ones - but I actually don't know what types of sweet potatoes those are. Any idea?
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#3666268 - 05/09/14 08:17 AM Re: Sweet Potato Slips [Re: BlountArrow]
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 Originally Posted By: BlountArrow
Thanks for the link, gil1. We got several sweet potato slips last year from some guy and I don't know what he sold us.

What types of Sweet Potatoes do you all like to grow? I seem to mostly enjoy the brighter orange fleshed ones - but I actually don't know what types of sweet potatoes those are. Any idea?


My apologies, Big Pop. I didn't mean to hi-jack your thread. I don't know of any areas in Knoxville. My aunt got us a 100 slips from some guy in Maryville and they were crap - didn't do well at all for either of us.
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#3666975 - 05/10/14 06:06 AM Re: Sweet Potato Slips [Re: BlountArrow]
The_Utility_Dude
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Lowe's always has them. Don't know where you are located but Newport Hardware usually has them. Pretty much anyone who carries "Bonnie" plants should have them.
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#3666994 - 05/10/14 06:55 AM Re: Sweet Potato Slips [Re: The_Utility_Dude]
Big Pop
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Thanks for all the comments. Beauregard are the best IMO.
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#3675543 - 05/22/14 12:09 PM Re: Sweet Potato Slips [Re: Big Pop]
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if you like the Beauregard then you will love a Nancy Hall and if love the Nancy Hall then you will die for a Gold Nugget. A guy not to far above the Airport sell slips every year, usually posts on craigslist knoxville farm and garden.

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