Sweet Potato - Sweet n Star

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Sweet Potato being harvested in the field By U.S. Department of Agriculture [Public Domain Mark 1.0] (Photo Credits)

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Purple skin with pale cream flesh. A warm and sunny position is essential, this variety is less susceptible to attack by soil insects than gold types. The Sweet Potato is a perennial trailing plant that develops fleshy tuberous roots over summer which are harvested in autumn.

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Specifications of Sweet Potato - Sweet n Star

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest First Year

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months April, May, June, July, August, September


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Sweet Potato - Sweet n Star Reviews & Tips

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★★★★★ 3y ago

EASTWOOD, NSW, Australia

Since it arrived from Daley's it has been repotted into 100% organic compost, rock dust and blood and bone. Receives ~4hours of full sun on the verandah, and a few hours of filtered light on top of that. Water daily when it spikes 30C, otherwise 2nd da...

★★★★ 10y ago


So far the plants I got from Daleys Fruit looks healthy. Once I transplanted them, they just take off.  I will surely never hesistate to buy plant from Daleys.

★★ 12y ago

Carnegie, VIC, Australia

A bit outside it's best growing zone but it did grow and set tubers, will give it some more attention and see what happens nest season

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