Storing Sweet Potatoes

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Storing Sweet Potatoes

Before placing the tubers in storage, they need to be cured for ten days at 80 to 85 degrees. If an area with stored near the furnace. At temperatures between 65 and 70 degrees, curing will take 2 to 3 weeks. The tubers should be covered to keep the humidity up.

After curing the tubers are stored at 55 to 60 degrees. Chill injury will result if the temperature is below 50 degrees. To keep the humidity high around the tubers, they may be covered with, or put in, burlap sack that are moistened periodically.

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