Sweet Potato Plants

Planting Sweet Potatoes

Karla S Dykes added on January 5, 2017 | Answered

Can you plant sweet potatoes in the same bed as Irish potatoes after the harvest of Irish potatoes?

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Answered on January 6, 2017

Yes, I think you can plant sweet potatoes after Irish potatoes. One problem that might arise, though, is that both plants are susceptible to root knot nematodes, so rotation with a non-susceptible crop or choosing a resistant variety of sweet potato might be preferable:

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