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Murasaki Sweet Potato
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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.

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  • Botanical Name: Ipomoea batatas '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.
  • Light Required: 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.
  • Zone: 4 - 9 annual.
  • Form: Annual vine.
  • 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.

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