Botanical Name: Ipomoea batatas 'O'Henry'
Height: 12 inches.
Spacing: 12 - 18 inches apart in rows that are 3 feet apart.
Depth: Set plants 2 inches deep into the soil, firm and water well.
Spread: 6 - 12 feet.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Pollinator: Self pollinating.
Yield: Heavy yields.
Color: Violet-pale pink.
Foliage: Dark green foliage.
Fruit: Tan skin, creamy gold flesh.
Form: Spreading vine.
Soil Requirements: Well-drained soil with some organic matter.
Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
Comments: Quick maturing. Extremely high yields and little cracking. Fertilize prior to planting and 3 - 4 weeks after. Cultivate to keep vines from rooting where they touch the ground. Harvest immediately if nipped by frost in the Fall. Cure 6 - 8 days at 85' F and 90% humidity after harvest. Store at 55 - 60 degrees F. and 85% humidity. Not available in AL, AR, CA, LA.
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