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Q.Sweet potato vines

Zone Herscher Illinois. 60941 | mindyflynn63 added on May 13, 2017 | Answered

Mine are overgrown, just want to split them….without killing them. How do I do that

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Answered on May 15, 2017

You can divide the sweet potato vine in spring when it has began to produce shoots.
Just dig up the tubers with a trowel. Clean off the tubers with water and lay out on a stack of papers to dry while you work with them. Use a clean knife to divide the tubers making sure each section has at least one eye.
Plant the divided tubers in well worked soil, 2 inches deep.

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