A: This is the season when this question gets asked most often. I took the following information from Texas A&M Extension. Hopefully, this will answer your question. “Several decades ago when orange flesh sweet potatoes were introduced in… Read More
Tag: Ipomoea batatas
Q: I have been reading about the benefits of eating sweet potatoes and I think I would like to grow it here. What do you recommend?
A: The sweet potato, Ipomoea batatas, originated in tropical America and ranked second only to the Irish potato as an important vegetable until World War II. The sweet potato is a good source of sugars, carbohydrates, calcium, iron,… Read More
Bonatios are also commonly called Cuban sweet potatoes. While the generic name is the same as for the ordinary sweet potato widely grown in gardens and farms around the state, boniatos differ primarily by having a distinctive white… Read More