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My sweet potatoes arrived wilted. Are they dead?

This is completely normal for sweet potatoes to arrive wilted or bleached. This happens due to the plants being in an enclosed space for transit. Sweet potatoes are very tough and if planted properly will provide you an abundant yield for the season.

This is what your plants should look like:

If you are unsure, please send pictures to our team at custserv@burpee.com. We will be happy to take a look for you.

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