Sweet Potato Plants

sweet potatoes

Zone 92503 | nita52 added on October 31, 2017 | Answered

Can you cook and eat sweet potatoes straight from the ground without curing them?

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Answered on October 31, 2017

Absolutely! This is perfectly fine, and I do this quite often myself. They do taste much better cured, but there is no harm in eating them fresh. Here is an article for more information on curing them:https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/sweet-potato/harvesting-sweet-potatoes.htm

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