HEIRLOOM If you like sweet potatoes, you’ll love the incredibly sweet and lusciously creamy Burgess Buttercup! She’s impressively prolific and her abundance, well-cured, will surround you ’til spring. A little secret: Our pumpkin pies are generally Burgess Buttercup. Give it a try and enjoy every bite!
|25 Seeds||$4.45||In stock|
|50 Seeds||$7.55||In stock|
|100 Seeds||$14.25||In stock|
Planting Method: Direct Sow or Transplant
To Direct Sow: After last frost, sow 2 seeds every 3-4 feet in rich soil, thinning to one.
For Transplanting: Start seedlings 3 weeks before final frost in peat pots or soil blocks for minimal root disturbance. Transplant after last frost.
Plant care: Plant with plenty of rich compost and allow for them to vine up fencing. Protect from cucumber beetle with floating row cover – remove when the plants start flowering.
Seed Depth: 1 inch Days to Germination: 5 days at 80°F
Sun Needs: Full Height: Full Vine
Spacing (after thinning/transplanting): 3-4 feet
Days to Harvest: 95
Harvest: Harvest just before fall frost and cure in a warm, dry place with good airflow for two weeks. To maximize storage life, keep in a cool, dry place all winter.