Pruning Sweet Potato Plants

Avoid Excessive Pruning: Sweet potatoes store energy in their vines, and excessive pruning may reduce the yield of tubers. It’s generally best to allow the vines to grow freely, focusing more on managing their spread rather than actively pruning.

However, there are a few tips related to managing the vines and foliage:

NOTE: This is part 6 in a series of 8 articles. For a complete background on how to grow sweet potato plants, we recommend starting from the beginning.