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Sweet Potato Centennial
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Sweet Potato Centennial

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Deep copper skin with rich orange flesh

100 days. Plants form well-shaped, uniform roots. Noted for dependably high yields and for lasting storage quality.

Height: Vine to 20 feet.
Shade Requirement: Full sun.

Sweet Potato Centennial
11389 Quantity Price
For each offer ordered, get 12 bareroot plant.

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Sweet Potato Centennial Product Details

Botanical Name: Ipomoea batatas 'Centennial'

Height: Vine to 20 feet.

Spacing: 12 - 15 inches , Row 3 - 4 feet.

Depth: 3 - 4 of stem in the ground of a plant 6 - 9 inch long.

Sun/Shade: Full sun.

Yield: 100 lbs per 100 foot row.

Color: Violet - pale pink.

Foliage: Thick, green, heart-shaped foliage.

Blooms: Late Summer.

Fruit: Deep copper skin, yellow-orange fine grained, soft flesh. Medium-large cylindrical tapered roots.

Form: Crawling.

Flower Form: Seldom produced.

Soil Requirements: Fertile, well-drained sandy loam soli. pH 5.0 - 6.5.

Growth Rate: Rapid in warm soils.

Size: 2 inches.

Comments: Fruit has uniform, medium-large, cylindrical, tapered roots. Dependable high yielder. Excellent keeper. Good quality. Widely adapted. Good in short season areas and in the South. Set plants out 1 - 2 weeks after danger of frost is past. Soil temperature should be 60 degrees F. Mound soil over row as plants grow until the ridge is 8 - 15 inches high. Fertilize before planting and 3 - 4 weeks after. Cultivate to keep vines from rooting where they touch the ground. Harvest is determined by root size, sweet potatoes do not ripen; harvest immediately if nipped by frost in fall. Cure 6 - 8 days at 85 degrees F. and 90% humidity after harvest. Store at 55 - 60 degrees F. and 85% humidity (low humidity causes shriveling). Good keeper.

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