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Georgia Jet Sweet Potato
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Georgia Jet Sweet Potato

Grows Well Anywhere

  • Tops for baking
  • Sweet, deep orange flesh and sugary aroma
  • Famed for enormous yields
  • Thrives in Northern and Southern gardens
  • Can be grown in 20-Gallon Grow Tub
Famed for enormous harvests and quality crops across the country! Georgia Jet is a superb baker with sweet and meaty, deep orange flesh and a rich, sugary aroma that fills your kitchen whenever these orange-gold tubers are tucked into the oven. Plants. 100 DAYS.
  • 15341
  • set of 12 plants
  • $21.99
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Ipomoea batatas 'Georgia Jet'
  • Height: 12 inches.
  • Spacing: 12 - 15 inches between plants, 3 - 4 feet apart.
  • Depth: 2 - 3 inches. Set plants out 1 - 2 weeks after danger of frost is past. Soil temperature should be 60 degrees F. Mound soil over row as plants grow until the ridge is 8 - 15 inches high.
  • Spread: Up to 20 feet in warmer areas.
  • Light Required: Full Sun.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Yield: 100 lbs per 100 foot row.
  • Color: Flower color is violet to light pink. Tuber color is deep orange.
  • Foliage: Thick, green, heart-shaped foliage.
  • Blooms: Late Summer.
  • Fruit: Deep orange, moist, tasty flesh; deep red skin.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Form: Annual. Vining.
  • Flower Form: Flower color is violet to light pink.
  • Soil Requirements: Fertile, well-drained sandy loam soil. pH 5.0 - 6.5.
  • Growth Rate: Fast - for short growing seasons.
  • Size: 2 inches.
  • Comments: Prized for cold-tolerance and productivity. 2.5 times yield of standard varieties. High Vitamin A content. Thrives in both North and South.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

Spring 2020 Shipping Schedule
ZONE Sweet Potatoes
1A-4A 5/18/20 - 6/5/20
4B 5/18/20 - 6/5/20
5A 5/11/20 - 6/5/20
5B 4/27/20 - 6/5/20
6A 4/27/20 - 6/5/20
6B 4/27/20 - 6/5/20
7A 4/27/20 - 6/5/20
7B 4/27/20 - 6/5/20
8A & B 4/20/20 - 6/5/20
9A & B 4/20/20 - 6/5/20
10A & B 4/13/20 - 6/5/20
Last Order Date 6/1/20

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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