How to Acclimate Sweet Potato Plants

Acclimation is not necessary for bare-root crops such as potatoes, onions, asparagus, or any other plant entirely under the soil. Upon arrival, they can be planted immediately in the ground or growing container.

If you can’t plant your sweet potatoes when they arrive, keep sweet potato plants' roots damp and put them in a shaded place until ready to plant.

NOTE: This is part 2 in a series of 8 articles. For a complete background on how to grow sweet potato plants, we recommend starting from the beginning.