Curing and storing sweet potatoes
I always plant sweet potatoes as ground cover b/c the vines and leaves are so beautiful and easily cover the flower beds in my front yard this time of year. I never dig them up. This year I planted some in my vegetable garden beds and the vines grew like crazy! I dug them up in one of my bed today so I can start getting them ready for my winter garden. I'm hoping to find a lot more in my larger bed later this week.
I read online that I can leave them sitting on a window sill in 85 degree room temp with 85% humidity. I live in Georgia and it's been horribly hot and humid here. So, that kind of heat and humidity won't be an issue. It has finally cooled down a bit but I'm afraid that's just a teaser. That being said I don't have a basement or anywhere else that's 55-60 degrees to store them.
I'm wondering how you guys cure and store yours?
😁A good laugh! As I was digging them up today I found something hard and almost the same color as the sweet potatoes. What was it? 🤣🤣 My long lost veggie peeler! I have no idea how it got planted in my garden! I thought it had gotten accidently thrown away. What a surprise! Neither of my kids are owning up to it!