Welcome to Gurneys! Free $25 off any order of $50 or more TODAY! Click hereClick here
Gurney's Offer
Free $25 off any order of $50 or more TODAY!

O'Henry Sweet Potato

Flavor Like No Other

Pin It
Garden Talk
Garden Talk Learn more about this variety from gardener/owner Niles Kinerk

O'Henry Sweet Potato

Flavor Like No Other

The moment we tasted this one, we were hooked! Golden flesh is smooth and stringless with the rich flavor of nuts and honey. Sweet and aromatic, O'Henry is slightly drier than other sweet potatoes and bakes up perfectly. High-yielding plants produce huge, cream-colored tubers in a compact cluster underneath the plant for easy digging. 100 DAYS.
  • 71538
  • set of 12 plants
  • $21.99
I'm gardening elsewhere.
Shipping Schedule

Product Details

Product Details

  • 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.
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Yield: Heavy yields. Matures in late Summer - early Fall (100 days).
  • Color: Violet, pale pink.
  • Size: 12 Plants
  • Blooms: Summer
  • Fruit: Tan skin, creamy gold flesh. Flower color violet-pale pink. Tuber color cream-tan. Can be stored up to 10 weeks.
  • Days To Maturity: 100 Days
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Form: Vegetable, Sweet Potato
  • Flower Form: n/a
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained soil with some organic matter.
  • Growth Rate: Fast once established, which takes approximately 4 - 6 weeks
  • Pruning: None n/a
  • Foliage: Lobed leaves with sharp elongated tips.
  • Comments: The moment we tasted this one, we were hooked! Golden flesh is smooth and stringless with the rich flavor of nuts and honey. Sweet and aromatic, O'Henry is slightly drier than other sweet potatoes and bakes up perfectly. High-yielding plants produce huge, cream colored tubers in a compact cluster underneath the plant for easy digging. Quick maturing. Extremely high yields and little cracking.

You may also like

Reviews

Reviews

Question & Answers

Question & Answers

Planting Success: Step by Step

Sweet Potato Slips

Sweet Potato Slips - Planting Delayed
Sweet Potato Slips - Planting Delayed
Sweet Potato Slips - Site Prep
Sweet Potato Slips - Site Prep
Sweet Potato Slips - Planting
Sweet Potato Slips - Planting
Sweet Potato Slips - Harvesting
Sweet Potato Slips - Harvesting
Up
Close

Get tips on selecting the best products for your garden!

Gurneys Vegetables

Plus, TODAY, save $25 on your $50+ order.

Oops, there seems to be an error, please re-enter your email address.

Sign up for Gurney's emails for tips on growing your best garden yet, and save hundreds of dollars with our email exclusive offers on vegetables, fruits, fertilizers and more.

Gurney's respect your privacy. Unsubscribe anytime.

close Pop Up