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Yam

Scientific Name: Family: Dioscoreaceae Eatable portion: Tuber Preferred Temperatures (°F): 86°F Intolerant to frost. Plant spacing: Small intact tubers, bulbils or tuber portions can be used. Plant between 4 – 6 inches deep and about 1 x m spacing. Most … Continue reading

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Sweet Potatoes vs. Yams

Sweet potatoes are often mistaken for yams. This began decades ago. Some say it was when the soft varieties of sweet potatoes were first introduced and some say it was when orange fleshed sweet potatoes were introduced. Which ever it … Continue reading

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