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Sweet Potato 'Beauregard'

Ipomoea batatas

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Beauregard is part of the Ipomoea genus and is a Sweet Potato variety. Its scientific name is Ipomoea batatas 'Beauregard'. It grows mainly as a Perennial, so it will last at least up to several years in its native climate. Beauregard is known for growing with a vine-like habit to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (that's 3.90 feet in imperial).

Beauregard Sweet Potato is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Beauregard have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Beauregard

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Keep in mind when planting that Beauregard is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 8 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Beauregard needs a loamy, sandy and silty soil with a ph of 6.1 to 7.8 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Beauregard from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 1.46 feet (45.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 3.9 inches (10.0 cm).

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Beauregard about 20 days after your last frost date.

Transplanting Beauregard

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Beauregard is a tender plant.

Harvesting Beauregard

Latest Sweet Potato 'Beauregard' Reviews

  • Unfortunately I didn’t get to grow this to its full potential because I had to move, but in only 70 days I had big sweet tubers and the starts of plenty more. I’d grow this again in the right climate.

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    angelchrome about growing Sweet Potato 'Beauregard'

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