Cécile Stelzer Johnson wrote:
A food that I was not used to is quickly becoming my favorite: Asian Sweet Potatoes. They are not the yam, nor the sweet potato at the Thanksgiving table; I don't care for those and they can be a bit stringy, but these Asian ones grow easily without much help in my zone 4b Central Wisconsin. Just like sunchokes, you want to grow them in loose soil in a tall bed . 12" is not too much. They will easily give you as much in volume as a Yukon Gold or a Russet, per plant.
They are very starchy with no strings whatsoever and I prefer them over regular potatoes, [even the Yukon Gold!]. Taste wise, they remind me of chestnuts. A great reason I love them, beside this great taste, is that they will keep on a shelf in my house until at least March, without any special tending. [No wrapping, checking on them or anything]. I have mine in Homer buckets in a closet, just out of the sun. This means that I can be self sufficient in sweet Asian potatoes as I can easily grow slips in March-April and plant them after last frost for a crop. Easy peasy!
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