Vardaman Sweet Potato

High yield on a small plant.

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Vardaman Sweet Potato

High yield on a small plant.

  • Compact, bush habit
  • Can be grown in containers
  • Gold skins and orange flesh
If you love sweet potatoes, but don't have lots of space, Vardaman Sweet Potato is an ideal choice. Named after the sweet-potato growing town in Mississippi, Vardaman has a compact bush habit with no runners. The sweet potato plants can be spaced 12 inches apart in rows only 3 feet apart. The plants yield golden-yellow skinned roots with a deep bright red-orange flesh that is wonderful baked, boiled or fried. Sweet potatoes are a warm-season vegetable and should be planted about 3-4 weeks after the last spring frost. 100 DAYS.
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Product Details

Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Ipomoea batata 'Vardmann'
  • Height: 6-10 inches.
  • Spacing: 10-18 inches.
  • Depth:Plant deep enough to only cover the roots.
  • Spread:36-48 inches.
  • Light Required:Full Sun
  • Size: 12 Plants
  • Fruit: Golden-yellow skin that darkens after digging. Flesh is deep, bright red-orange color.
  • Days To Maturity: 100 Days
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Form: Sweet potato, annual
  • Soil Requirements: Loose, easily worked, well-drained soil. Prefer a soil pH of 5.5 to 6.5
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Foliage: Green heart-shaped foliage.

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