When to plant sweet potatoes: growing outside or under cover

Find out exactly when to plant sweet potatoes and enjoy the many health benefits this crop offers. These extremely frost sensitive plants need about 90 to 170 days to fully mature and give the bumper crop you’re after, so it’s important to plant them at the right time.

Boiled, fried, mashed or baked, sweet potatoes contain an abundance of fiber, beta-carotene and a far lower GI than regular white potatoes, making them the healthier choice for your dinner plate.