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Murasaki Sweet Potato

  • SKU: 02604
  • For each offer ordered, get 12 plants
  • Zones: 4 - 9 annual.
  • Height: 12 - 18 inches.
  • Light Required: Full Sun.
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Murasaki Sweet Potato

Description
Excellent Combination of Flavor and Nutrition
Attractive purple skin and a sweet, nutty flavor are a winning combination in your vegetable garden—or your serving dish! This Japanese sweet potato has a dry, white flesh that's rich in fiber and vitamin C. Perfect for baking, boiling or mashing. Resistant to Fusarium root rot and southern root knot nematode. 100 DAYS.
Product Details
  • SeasonSpring
  • Unit of Measure12 plants
  • FormAnnual vine.
  • LightFull Sun.
  • Height12 - 18 inches.
  • Spread4 - 6 foot vine.
  • Spacing12 - 15 inches apart in rows 3 - 4 feet apart.
  • Zones4 - 9 annual.
  • FoliageGreen foliage.
  • BloomsSummer.
  • FruitPurple skin, white flesh.
  • Soil RequirementsFertile, well-drained sandy loam soil. pH 5.0 - 6.5.
  • Growth RateRapid growth in warm soils.
  • PollinatorSelf pollinating.
  • CommentsThis purple skinned, dry white fleshed Japanese sweet potato will be a standout in your garden. Has a distinct nutty sweet flavor. Resistant to Fusarium root rot and Southern root knot nematode. Contains lots of fiber and vitamin C.
  • YieldModerate growth rate.
  • Botanical NameIpomoea batatas 'Murasaki'
  • HeaderExcellent Combination of Flavor and Nutrition
  • Depth3 - 4 inches of stem in the ground of a plant that is 6 - 9 inches long.
  • Days To Maturity100 days after planting.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Blueberries All Other Fruits Perennials,
Bulbs & Flowers
Trees & Shrubs Encapsulated
Earthworms &
Lady Beetles
Seeds
1A-4B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
5A 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
5B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
6A & 6B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
7A & 7B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
8A & 8B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
9A-10B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
Last Order
Date
All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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