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Murasaki Sweet Potato

Excellent Combination of Flavor and Nutrition

Attractive purple skin and a sweet, nutty flavor are a winning combination in your vegetable garden—or your serving dish! This Japanese sweet potato has a dry, white flesh that's rich in fiber and vitamin C. Perfect for baking, boiling or mashing. Resistant to Fusarium root rot and southern root knot nematode. 100 DAYS. Sweet potatoes are not available in AL, AR, CA.
  • Zone 4 - 9 annual.
  • Height 12 - 18 inches.
  • Shade Required Full Sun.

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  • Botanical Name: Ipomoea 'Murasaki'
  • Height: 12 - 18 inches.
  • Spacing: 12 - 15 inches apart in rows 3 - 4 feet apart.
  • Depth: 3 - 4 inches of stem in the ground of a plant that is 6 - 9 inches long.
  • Spread: 4 - 6 foot vine.
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Yield: Moderate growth rate.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Blooms: Summer.
  • Fruit: Purple skin, white flesh.
  • Days To Maturity: 100 days after planting.
  • Form: Annual.
  • Soil Requirements: Fertile, well-drained sandy loam soil. pH 5.0 - 6.5.
  • Growth Rate: Rapid growth in warm soils.
  • Comments: This purple skinned, dry white fleshed Japanese sweet potato will be a standout in your garden. Has a distinct nutty sweet flavor. Resistant to Fusarium root rot and Southern root knot nematode. Contains lots of fiber and vitamin C.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK AL AR CA GU HI PR

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