sweet potatoes

Alan Brant , Ann ODonnell castoriver at juno.com
Sun Nov 12 18:24:23 EST 2000

Your sweet potatos are probably ruined.  When the leaves and vines are
frost bitten to the ground it has been our experience that the tubers
develop black bands in the flesh and rot soon thereafter. 

Ann & Alan in MO

On Sat, 11 Nov 2000 19:10:58 -0600 Marie Kamphefner <kampy at grm.net>
> Speaking of sweet potatoes - I planted 'way too many last spring and 
> as a 
> result, there are lots of them still buried in my garden.    We've 
> had some 
> pretty cold (below freezing) weather lately which came right behind 
> an 
> inch+ rain.  What do you think the chances are of us harvesting any 
> more 
> good sweet potatoes?  Will the rain and the cold ruin them while 
> they're 
> still in the ground?
> Marie in Missouri
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