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PlantFiles: Sweet Potato
Ipomoea batatas 'Bunch Porto Rico'

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Family: Convolvulaceae (kon-volv-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ipomoea (ip-oh-MEE-a) (Info)
Species: batatas (bat-TAT-as) (Info)
Cultivar: Bunch Porto Rico
Additional cultivar information: (aka Bunch Portao Ricans)

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Vegetables

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12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

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Full Sun

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Nov 5, 2003, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

The Porto Rico was my father's favotite sweet potato. He especially liked the short vine (bunch) version. It is a great tasting potato with moist orange flesh. It does run to jumbos. In piedmont Virginia, Scurf was not a problem, but here in Georgia, sometimes the entire potato is black.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Augusta, Georgia
Troy, Virginia



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