The Q&A Archives: Starting Sweet Potatoes

Question: When should sweet potato slips be started in zone 5?

Answer: Sweet potatoes mature in 90-170 days and should be planted 3-4 weeks after your last frost, which can occur between March 30 and April 30 in zone 5. To be on the safe side, plant around the second or third week of May.

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