Beauregard Sweet Potato
Ipomoea batatas 'Beauregard'
Beauregard Sweet Potato fruit
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Height: 24 inches
Spacing: 12 inches
Hardiness Zone: (annual)
A cool weather performer, perfect for fall harvests; high yielding and heat tolerant, this variety produces large, elongated tubers that are red skinned with bright orange flesh; nutty sweet flavor, a perfect selection for baking, pies and chips;
Beauregard Sweet Potato is an annual vegetable plant that is commonly grown for its edible qualities. It produces large brick red oblong tubers with orange flesh which are typically harvested when mature. The tubers have a sweet taste and a firm texture.
The tubers are most often used in the following ways:
- Eating When Cooked/Prepared
Planting & Growing
Beauregard Sweet Potato will grow to be about 24 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. When planted in rows, individual plants should be spaced approximately 12 inches apart. This vegetable plant is an annual, which means that it will grow for one season in your garden and then die after producing a crop.
This plant is typically grown in a designated vegetable garden. It should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil pH, but grows best in rich soils. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.