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Sweet potatoes are low in fat and rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants - steaming them is best, but they're also delicious roasted, mashed or baked. Our sweet potato growing guide gives you lots of useful information on how to get the best from your sweet potato plants.
Sweet Potato 'Carolina Ruby'
In trials over the past 2 years, Sweet Potato 'Carolina Ruby' has shown improved vigour and more reliability in producing a crop of sweet potato tubers than 'Georgia Jet'. Tubers have a bright, ruby-red skin with a deliciously rich-flavoured orange flesh and are superb for baking, wedges and mash. This increasingly popular vegetable is well worth trying outdoors in milder areas. In colder areas they make excellent crops for a glasshouse or polytunnel. Spread: up to 3m (9').
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