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Vardaman Sweet Potato

Compact vines perfect for container gardening

Great for container gardening anywhere!Container

Vardaman Sweet Potato

Compact vines perfect for container gardening

  • Golden-yellow skin that darkens after digging with red-orange flesh
  • Grows in a compact bush habit with no runners
  • Great for container and small spaces
  • High yields on a small plant
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Product Description

Vardaman is a real space saver of a sweet potato, producing high yields on a small plant with a compact bush habit that has no runners. Space them 12" apart in rows spaced only 3' apart. If you've still run out of room in your garden, no problem--just plant Vardaman in our unique Grow Tub® containers! For potatoes and sweet potatoes, we recommend the 20 gallon Grow Tub. Wherever you grow it, Vardaman has a golden-yellow skin that darkens after digging, and bright red-orange flesh. Delicious for boiling, baking or mashing. Not available in AL, AR, CA. 100 days to maturity.

Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Ipomoea batata 'Vardaman'
  • Season: Spring
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun
  • Height: 6-10 inches.
  • Spacing: 10-18 inches.
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Spread: 36-48 inches.
  • Foliage: Green heart-shaped foliage.
  • Depth: Plant deep enough to only cover the roots.
  • Days to Maturity: 100 days
  • Fruit: Golden-yellow skin that darkens after digging. Flesh is deep, bright red-orange color.
  • Soil Preference: Loose, easily worked, well-drained soil. Prefer a soil pH of 5.5 to 6.5
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Form: Bush type, annual.
Shipping Information

Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2019 Insects Shipping Schedule
  Zones   Lacewings, Lady Beetles & Encapsulated Earthworms Nematodes
1A 5/3 - 11/1 5/10 - 11/1
1B - 2A 5/10 - 11/1 5/10 - 11/1
2B - 3B 4/26 - 11/1 4/26 - 11/1
4A - 6A 4/12 - 11/1 4/12 - 11/1
6B - 7A 4/5 - 11/1 4/5 - 11/1
7B - 8B 3/8 - 11/1 3/8 - 11/1
9A - 10B 2/22 - 11/1 2/22 - 11/1
Last Order Date 10/28/2019 10/28/2019

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

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

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order--via the U.S. Postal Service or United Parcel Service. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the continental United States.

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