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PlantFiles: Sweet Potato
Ipomoea batatas 'Oklahoma Red'

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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: Oklahoma Red

Category:
Vegetables

Height:
Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
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Bloom Color:
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Bloom Time:
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Foliage:
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Other details:
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Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Farmerdill On Oct 6, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

This one of several reds available here. It is a bunching variety with short stocky vines. Yields are good. Potatoes are somewhat irregular in shape, some are long and skinny, while others are almost round. Potatoes have more cracking and corky rot than Jewel.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia



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