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Bush Porto Rico Sweet Potato

Ideal sweet potato for gardeners with limited space

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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.

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Bush Porto Rico Sweet Potato
11397 - 12 plants per offer
Unable to ship to: AE AK AL AR CA GU HI PR

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Product Details
Ship Season: Spring
Items Per Package: 12 plants per offer
Height: 12 - 30 inch vine.
Bloom Time/Days To Maturity: Late Summer./110 days.
Zone: 3 - 9.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Restricted States: AE AK AL AR CA GU HI PR
Spacing: 12 - 15 inches between plants, 3- 4 feet apart.
Depth: 2 - 3 inches.
Spread: 2 - 3.5 feet.
Yield: 100 lbs. per 100 foot row.
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. Mound soil over row as plants grow until the ridge is 8 - 15 inches high. Fertilize before planting and 3 - 4 weeks after. Cultivate to keep vines from rooting where they touch the ground. Harvest is determined by root size, sweet potatoes do not ripen; harvest immediately if nipped by frost in fall. Cure 6 - 8 days at 85 degrees F. and 90% humidity after harvest. Store at 55 - 60 degrees and 85% humidity (low humidity causes shriveling). Spread: Up to 20 feet in warmer areas. SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS: IDEAL SWEET POTATO FOR GARDENERS WITH LIMITED SPACE. DEPENDABLE RED SWEET POTATO WITH SWEET, ORANGE FLESH. 12 - 30 INCH VINES, SPREADS 2' TO 3 1/2'. USES: OLD FASHIONED FLAVOR, EXCELLENT FOR BAKING. HEAVY YIELDING.
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