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Sweet Potato

Posted by cowgirl_june (My Page) on
Tue, Aug 19, 08 at 19:28

Several years ago I was visiting Hawaii and had the best tasting sweet potato. It was purple. I do not know the name of this sweet potato and I would love to grow it.
Does anyone from the Islands know the name of this sweet potato?

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RE: Sweet Potato

That would be Okinawan sweet potato. The leaves are used as cooked greens also.

RE: Sweet Potato

Thank you Leilaniguy, now the search for a source. I know it is to late to plant this year, but hopefully I can find a source and plant some next spring.

RE: Sweet Potato

Hi Cowgirl June, Here's a source that will ship Okinawan sweet potatoes.
You might try ordering some, and then allowing one to sprout, and plant it.

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