When To Dig Sweet Potatoes?

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You should dig sweet potatoes up around 3 to 4 months after planting. They are ready to be dug up as soon as the leaves begin to turn yellow. However, keep in mind that the longer they stay in the ground, the more they will yield and the higher the vitamin content. Just be careful not to leave them in after the vines turn black because at that point, they will rot almost overnight. Sweet potatoes, if harvested and stored properly, will keep for several months with no further preservation efforts.
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In the early fall, is when you should dig up, your sweet potatoes. Be careful when you dig because they can become bruised. The best tool to use is a spading fork.
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