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Bush Porto Rico Sweet Potato

Ideal sweet potato for gardeners with limited space

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Bush Porto Rico Sweet Potato

Ideal sweet potato for gardeners with limited space

110 days. Dependable red sweet potato adds taste and nutrients to your table. Compact bush-type plants yield well; produce small runners. Good-size potato with tapered roots. Full-flavored, delicious orange flesh is some of the best available for baking.
SKU: 11397
$21.99
For each offer ordered, get 1 set of 12 plants
Grows in zones: 3-9
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  • Botanical Name: Ipomoea batata 'Porto Rico'
  • Height: 12 - 30 inch vine.
  • Spacing: 12 - 15 inches between plants, 3- 4 feet apart.
  • Depth: 2 - 3 inches.
  • Spread: 2 - 3.5 feet.
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Yield: 100 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Color: Purple - light pink.
  • Size: 12 Plants
  • Blooms: Late Summer
  • Fruit: Copper outside skin, light, sweet flesh.
  • Days To Maturity: 110 Days
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Form: Vegetable, sweet potato.
  • Flower Form: Seldom produced.
  • Soil Requirements: Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Growth Rate: Slow - Medium.
  • Foliage: Green, lush, heart-shaped foliage.
  • Comments: Bush-type, heavy yielder, small runners. Ideal for gardens with limited space. The first of the red varieties. May dig early for small potatoes. Set plants out 1 - 2 weeks after danger of frost is past. Soil temperature should be 60 degrees F. Moun

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