Friday, January 23, 2015

Giant purple sweet potato

I don't remember where I got the original sweet potato I grew slips from, but these purple beauties taste rich and look amazing. When baked they turn a darker purple and have a sweet, slightly dry consistency. Very good with butter and salt.

I'm going to have to propagate more to grow this summer. They're a hit.

Shop at Amazon and support Florida Survival Gardening


At January 23, 2015 at 7:52 AM , Blogger Derek the Grower said...

Awesome man! That sucker is huge! Love me some sweet potatoes.

At January 23, 2015 at 9:39 AM , Blogger Jorge Duncan said...

Purple donuts!!!

At January 23, 2015 at 11:37 AM , Blogger Izzy said...

Yum! I want one!

At January 23, 2015 at 4:44 PM , Blogger David The Good said...

Those are unbelievable.

At January 23, 2015 at 4:44 PM , Blogger David The Good said...

Awww yeah.

At January 23, 2015 at 4:45 PM , Blogger David The Good said...

I was way surprised when I pulled that up. Then more surprised to see it was purple.

At January 25, 2015 at 8:20 AM , Blogger Unknown said...

When will slips be available for shipping? :)

At January 26, 2015 at 9:27 AM , Blogger David The Good said...

Heh. I can probably hook you up with a couple.

At July 1, 2015 at 3:26 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm new here but I LOVE everything purple......Do you still have slips for these and how would I get them from you. I am near Orlando and just starting a forest for food.....Not my land so have to be sly....I think these could be ornamental looking right?

At July 1, 2015 at 7:28 PM , Blogger David The Good said...

The vines on sweet potatoes do look ornamental. I've mixed all my slips together in beds so I really haven't a clue which ones are purple anymore... until I pull them in the fall. Drop me a note then and I can make sure you get some roots to try. Otherwise, check your local Asian markets for purples ones. Organic markets/Whole Foods may have some too.


Post a Comment

Subscribe to Post Comments [Atom]

<< Home


This Page

has moved to a new address:

Sorry for the inconvenienceā€¦

Redirection provided by Blogger to WordPress Migration Service