- Botanical Name:Ipomoea batata ‘Murasaki’
- Height:12 – 18 inches.
- Spacing:12 – 15 inches apart in rows 3 – 4 feet apart.
- Depth:3 – 4 inches of stem in the ground of a plant that is 6 – 9 inches long.
- Spread:4 – 6 foot vine.
- Light Required:Full Sun
- Pollinator:Self pollinating.
- Yield:Moderate growth rate.
- Size:12 Plants
- Blooms:Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, All Summer
- Fruit:Purple skin, white flesh.
- Days To Maturity:100 Days
- Form:Sweet Potato
- Soil Requirements:Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
- Growth Rate:Rapid growth in warm soils.
- Foliage:Green foliage.
- Comments:This 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.
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.