Botanical Name: Ipomoea batatas 'Beauregard'
Height: 1 1/2 to 2 feet tall.
Spacing: 12 - 18 inches apart in rows that are 3 feet apart.
Depth: Set starts in 2 inches of soil, firm and water well.
Spread: 6 - 12 feet.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Pollinator: Self pollinating.
Yield: Heavy yields.
Color: Violet - pale pink.
Foliage: Dark green foliage.
Fruit: Bright copper skin, deep orange flesh.
Days To Maturity: 90 days.
Form: Spreading vine.
Soil Requirements: Well-drained soil with some organic matter.
Growth Rate: Medium to fast growth rate.
Size: 2 inches.
Comments: Quick maturing. Red-orange skin. Orange flesh. Extremely high yields and little cracking. Very quick maturity 90 - 95 days. Excellent choice for Northern gardeners.
Grow delicious Beauregard Sweet Potatoes for tasty, healthy dishes to serve your family and friends. These sweet potatoes only take 90 days to mature and produce 2-inch long vegetables with copper-colored skin and deep orange, creamy flesh. The yield is heavy under the right conditions, with an average of about 2.4 pounds per plant.
Self-pollinating Beauregard sweet potato plants (Ipomoea batatas 'Beauregard') need full sun for healthy growth, and do best in hardiness zones 3 to 9. Plant the starts at a depth of 2 inches and 12 to 18 inches apart in rows that are 3 feet apart. Grow the plants in raised ridges of well-drained soil as the ground keeps warmer that way; you may also cover the ground with black plastic or organic mulch. Each plant grows to a height of 1.5 to 2 feet and the vines spread about 6 to 12 feet.
Sweet, moist and delicious, sweet potatoes are also extremely nutritious. They have a low glycemic index and are packed with vitamins A and B and carotenoids. Our Beauregards are the perfect sweet potatoes to be be roasted, baked and grilled or added into pies, soups, biscuits, curries and casseroles. Add a new flavor to your cooking when you grow your own Beauregard sweet potatoes.
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