The sweet potato is also very nutritious, and is an important food in many tropical regions of the world. It is extremely rich in vitamin C and contains more vitamin A than most other vegetables.
Fifty to 100 plants will produce an ample supply for the average family. Sweet potatoes are extremely sensitive to frost, although they will tolerate light frost damage. Sweet potatoes can be stored and enjoyed for several months. Place them in a well ventilated place, where temperatures are fairly high for ten to 15 days.
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