Native to South America but widely eaten throughout the Pacific.
•Mostly enjoyed as a cooked root crop.
•Raw leaves make an excellent salad green, or use cooked in stir-fries.
•Sweet potato is an excellent groundcover (though it can take over).
•The vines can be trained onto trellises or over banks.
•Tubers can be harvested year-round.
•Productive year-round leaf crop.
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