Stringy Sweet Potatoes - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by Kitty73
December 9, 2000
What causes some sweet potatoes to be stringy? Is it the variety or horticultural practices?

Answer from NGA
December 9, 2000

A lot of the problem is variety. Older varieties like Jewell and Centennial are a bit on the stringy side. Newer ones such as Beauregard may be much better as improved breeding is working the strings out!

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