Growing Calendar for Sweet Potato - Bonita x5 Plants
Delivery: Mid April to Late May
High yielding and particularly suited to frying due to its low water content. It grows well in a variety of soils and boast a high level of sweetness.
Sweet potatoes are the tubers of attractive climbing or spreading plant Ipomaea batatas with ornamental heart-shaped leaves and ‘morning-glory’ trumpet flowers, so ideal for decorating the vegetable plot while waiting for ample harvests.
Recent breeding means there’s more than one type of sweet potato available for home-growers, all varieties with their individual characteristics but all equally as nutritious. Try for yourself.
Just grow them on in a sunny position – they’re half hardy so really appreciate the sun and high humidity levels to thrive.
These young plants have been grown by our experts and delivered to you with a healthy network of roots, ready for you to plant on into containers.
Requires support, half-hardy annual, disease resistant
Absolutely fine, it was a hot period when the delivery took place but, fellow gardeners, I can honestly say the plants were delivered in excellent condition and, one week later, are growing well despite some having been pulled up twice by marauding blackbirds who were tempted by the dark & damp compost.
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Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.
We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days