Sweet Potato Varieties starting withR - Z

(225 varieties to choose from)

 Please note all photos were taken in April and the sweet potatoes were dug in early October. This is to give an indication of the storage capabilities of each variety. All of our written descriptions are made from freshly dug roots in October and as the roots age colors change on many. The skin surfaces become duller and the flesh colors yellow in white varieties.  All of these photos  were taken on the top of a freezer  underneath grow lights in the basement where the roots are stored. We are still working  with the  program as some appear fine on the view screen and  then do not show up online the same way.

We are very sorry for all of the unavailable varieties. This summer we lost our long time dog Snickers  as he passed on at almost 16years old. He would follow me all summer row by row and he hated voles and other rodents and would catch them all summer. Add to that we also lost our fuzzy long haired black cat who by no means was every friendly but literally patrolled the 10 acres of crops near our house. In -20 weather he would still try to catch any rodents in the  garden areas that he could find. The loss of both of these animals meant the voles reproduced at a great rate and some areas were hit very hard . I dug one 250 foot row and got only 6 roots and some areas it looked more like an interstate highway system of tunnels. I did not get a backup planting in the backfield like usual and it hurt. I learned my lesson.  We will try harder for next season to get all back in good number.

FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO ORDER THE ASSORTMENTS THEY ARE FOUND  IN THE ORDERING INFORMATION SECTION.

Razorback

Razorback - Early.  orangish cream skin, cream flesh, vining.  Heirloom from Arkansas.Certified Organic Slips, 6 slips for $10.00.

Red Gold

Red Gold - Early.   Vining, normal leaf, pale red-orange skin, yellow-orange flesh, above average yield. Introduced in 1953 by Oklahoma State. Certified Organic Slips,  6 slips for $8.00; 12 slips  for $15.00; 25 for $28.00; 50 slips for $50.00

Red Ivy Leaf

Red Ivy Leaf-  Early. Semi-bush, cut leaf, deep pink skin, light orange flesh, average yield. Certified Organic Slips, UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Red Japanese

Red Japanese- Mid-season.  Vining, normal leaf, deep  purple red skin and white flesh. Certified Organic Slips,  6 slips for $8.00; 12 slips  for $15.00.

Red Jewel

Red Jewel - Early.  Semi-bush, normal leaf, bright red skin, orange flesh, very uniform, high yields.Very slow to sprout and a very poor sprouter. Certified Organic Slips, 6 slips for $10.00, 12 slips for $17.50.

Red Wine Velvet

Red Wine Velvet- (Heirloom Variety)  Mid-season. Vining, normal leaf, deep red skin, orange flesh, average yield. Certified Organic Slips, UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Red Yam

Red Yam- Early.  Large, semi-bush, normal leaf, large root, red skin, orange flesh, above average yield.  Certified Organic Slips,  6 slips $10.00.

Redcliff

Redcliff - Mid-season.  Developed by University of South Carolina in 1966.  Semi-bush, normal leaf, red skin, orange flesh, above average yield. Certified Organic Slips. 6 slips for $10.00

Redglow

Redglow - Early, Semi-bush, normal leaf, bright pink-red skin, orange flesh, excellent yields. Certified Organic Slips UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Redmar

Redmar- Early.  Semi-bush, normal leaf, deep red skin with bright orange flesh. Developed by Maryland AES in 1971. Certified Organic Slips, 6 slips for $10.00, 12 slips for $17.50, 25 slips for $32.50, 50 slips for $60.00

Regal

Regal- Mid-season. Vining, normal leaf, purplish red skin, orange flesh, average yields. Developed by the USDA in 1984.  Certified Organic Slips,  6 slips for $7.50 ; 12 slips for $14.00,.

Resisto

Resisto - Mid-season.  Vigorous vines, normal leaf, rusty orange skin, orange flesh, average yield.  Developed by USDA in 1982. Certified Organic Slips,  6 slips for $8.00; 12 slips for $14.00.

Ringley’s Porto Rico

Ringley’s Porto Rico- (Heirloom Variety)  Early. Vining, cut leaf, pale, off-cream to tan colored skin, apricot flesh, above average yields.  Certified Organic Slips, 6 slips for $8.00; 12 slips  for $15.00; 25 for $28.00; 50 slips for $50.00

Rose Centennial

Rose Centennial- Mid-season.  Sent to us by E. A. Smith.  Vigorous vines, normal leaf, uniform, rosy colored tan roots with medium orange colored flesh, average yield. Certified Organic Slips, 6 slips for $8.00; 12 slips  for $15.00;  25 for $28.00.

Ruddy

Ruddy - Mid-season.  Vining, deep carmine red skin, orange flesh, average yields.  Developed at the US Vegetable Laboratory in South Carolina. Certified Organic Slips,UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Scarlet

Scarlet - Early.  Vining, normal leaf, bright red skin, orange flesh, very uniform, high yields.  Poor sprouter.  Developed by North Carolina in 1982. Certified Organic Slips,UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Sharp

Sharp- (Heirloom Variety)  Mid-season.  Bush, normal leaf, purplish-green stems, orange skin, orange flesh, above average yields. Certified Organic Slips,  UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020. We have no start of this left, anyone who may have it please contact us.

Shoregold

Shoregold- Early.  Vining, normal leaf, red skin, orange flesh, above average yields.  Developed at Virginia Tech from open pollinated seedlings. Certified Organic Slips,  UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020 

Southern Delite

Southern Delite - Mid-season.  Vigorous vines, thin stringy vines, pink-red skin, pink-orange flesh, medium yields. Developed at USDA ARS Clemson in 1986, known for variable color  dependent upon soil type. UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Southern Queen

Southern Queen- (Heirloom Variety) Mid-season. Vining, normal leaf, cream-white skin and flesh, average yields. Certified Organic slips, 6 slips for $8.00.

Spanish Red

Spanish Red- (Heirloom Variety) Very late, large, vining, cut leaf, red skin, white flesh, long, skinny roots, below average yield.  Originally obtained from Dorothy Walters in Tennessee in 1989.  Certified Organic Slips. 6 slips for $10.00.

Spanish Red Improved

Spanish Red Improved - Late.  Vining, cut leaf, long roots, red skin, creamy yellow flesh, below average yield in our sand but can do well some years. It was sent to us as an improved strain from the Cline Quall's family of Virginia. Certified Organic Slips,  6 slips for $10.00.

Stevenson’s

Stevenson’s- (Heirloom Variety) Mid-season. Bush, normal leaf, light orange skin and flesh, above average yields. Certified Organic Slips.UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Stoker Red

Stoker Red- Late. Vining, normal leaf, pale red skin, salmon colored flesh, average yields.  This variety originated from the  old Fred Stoker and Sons plant farm in Tennessee that  sent out many slips  in years gone by.  Certified Organic Slips.  6 slips for $8.00; .

Sumor

Sumor- Early. Vining, medium pale green normal leaves, cream white skin, white flesh, plants frequently flower, above average yield.  After several months in storage I have found these to be a near suitable substitute for Irish potatoes.  Developed at the USDA ARS in South Carolina. Certified Organic Slips, 3  slips for $10.00

Sunnyside

Sunnyside - Mid-season.  Developed by USDA in 1953.  Vining, normal leaf, pale orange-tan skin, pale orange flesh, average yield. Certified Organic Slips, 6 slips for $10.00, 12 slips for $17.50, 25 slips for $30.00. Ironic, most years this one is hit hard by rodents and this year it was not harmed.

Sweet Red

Sweet Red - Early.  Very vigorous vines, normal leaf, deep red skin, deep orange flesh, above average yield.    Poor slip producer and very poor keeper. We will continue to work with this until we get it to where it is reliable.  Developed at North Carolina State University. Certified Organic Slips, UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Tainung 65

Tainung 65 - Mid-season.  Vigorous vines, thin, fine leaves, deep pink-purple skin, cream yellow flesh, excellent yields. Certified Organic Slips,  6 slips for $10.00.

Taiwan Red

Taiwan Red- Early.  Vining,  bright purple  red skin, white flesh. Certified Organic Slips,  6 slips for $10.00.

Ted’s Red

Ted’s Red - (Heirloom Variety)  Early.  Vining, large red orange roots, orange flesh, heirloom from Missouri.  Certified Organic Slips, UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Tennessee Top Mark

Tennessee Top Mark-  (Heirloom Variety) Mid-season. Semi-bush, cut leaf, dark pink skin, pale orange flesh, excellent yield.  Certified Organic Slips, 6 slips for $8.00; 12 slips  for $15.00;  25 for $28.00;.

Texas Porto Rico

Texas Porto Rico - Mid-season.  Vigorous vines with red stems, deep red/purple skin with orange flesh.  Above average yields. Certified Organic Slips,  6 slips for $8.00; 12 slips  for $15.00; 25 for $28.00 , 50 slips for $50.00.

Texas White

Texas White- Mid-season.  Vining, white skin and white flesh.  Certified Organic Slips,  6 slips for $8.00; 12 slips  for $15.00.

Theodore Meece Old Fashioned White

Theodore Meece Old Fashioned White- (Heirloom Variety) Mid-season. Vining, normal leaf, white skin, white flesh, average yields.   Roots not all under the main plant. Certified Organic Slips, 6 slips for $8.00; 12 slips  for $15.00;  25 for $28.00.

Tinto

Tinto - Mid-season.  Vigorous vines, normal leaf, long skinny roots are not set close to the plant, purple skin with white flesh with a lavender tint.  ( Unavailable for 2019)

Topaz

Topaz - Early.  Vining, normal leaf, copper orange skin, orange flesh, uniform, high yields.  Developed by the USDA in 1986. Certified Organic Slips, 6 slips for $10.00; 12 slips for $17.50; 25 slips for $32.00, 50 slips $60.00.

Travis

Travis- Mid-season.  Vigorous vines, normal leaf, red orange skin, orange flesh, average yield. Developed by the USDA in 1980.   Certified Organic Slips,  6 slips for $10.00; 12 slips for $17.50.

Vardaman

Vardaman-  Mid-season. Bush, purple colored normal leaves, light orange skin, orange flesh, long skinny roots,  above average yield.   Certified Organic Slips, 6 slips for $7.50; 12 slips for $14.00; 25 slips $25.00

Vietnamese

Vietnamese - (Heirloom Variety)  Early.  Vining, cut leaf, red orange skin, orange flesh, above average yield.  Certified Organic Slips, 6 slips for $8.00; 12 slips  for $15.00;  25 for $28.00; 50 slips for $50.00

Viola

Viola - Mid-season.  Vining, normal leaf, pinkish purple skin, orange flesh, above average yield. Very poor keeper.  Certified Organic Slips 6 slips for $8.00.

Violetta

Violetta- (Heirloom Variety) Early.  Vining, normal leaf, bright purple skin, white flesh, superbly sweet, above average yields. Certified Organic Slips,  6 for $10.00 : 12 slips $17.50.

Wakenda

Wakenda- (Heirloom Variety)  Early. Vining, normal leaf, dark pink skin, dark orange flesh, excellent yields.  Certified Organic Slips, 6 slips for $7.50 ; 12 slips for $14.00; 25 slips for $27.00.

Wapsi Red

Wapsi Red- Early, Vining, smaller normal leaves. This showed up as a sport root on Violetta and has purplish red skin with orange flesh. It has  a tendency to produce lots of vines but still set usable roots at a very early stage.  In 2018 we had lots of 1-2 pound roots at 76 days from planting. Very high yields.  Certified Organic slips . UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020, hit hard by voles, gophers and field mice, it was feast in 2018 and famine in2019,

Wetumpka Red

Wetumpka Red- Midseason, Vining, most likely the true Georgia Red sent to us by a  professor 

( Kenneth Rogers) who was at the college where Georgia Red was developed Mr. Rogers obtained this strain from the breeder in 1971 so this is most likely  the true Georgia Red. He cautioned that careful selection has to be made as the roots will go pale which is probably the reason the strain I obtained in 1988 is the paler version. . Reddish skin and orange flesh.  Certified Organic slips  6 slips for $10.00; 12 slips for $17.50; 25 slips for $32.00; 50 slips for $60.00.

White Bunch

White Bunch - (Heirloom Variety)  Mid-season.  Vining, normal leaves, white skin and flesh. Certified Organic Slips, 6 slips for $8.00; 12 slips  for $15.00; 25 for $28.00; 50 slips for $50.00

White Delite

White Delite- Mid-season. Vining, normal leaf, purple skin, white flesh, average yields.   Developed at North Carolina State University in 1979. Certified Organic Slips, 6 slips for $8.00; 12 slips  for $15.00; 25 for $28.00.

White Eclipse

White Eclipse- Mid-season.  Vining, normal leaves, white skin and flesh. Certified Organic Slips, 6 slips for $8.00; 12 slips  for $15.00 .

White Hayman

White Hayman-  Mid-season. Vining, normal leaf,  white skin, white flesh, above average yield, roots can get large.  Certified Organic Slips,  6 slips for $8.00; 12 slips  for $15.00;  25 for $28.00; 50 slips for $55.00

White Jersey

White Jersey - Mid-season.  Vining, normal leaf, cream yellow skin, cream yellow flesh, average yields. Certified Organic Slips,  6 slips for $8.00; 12 slips  for $15.00; 25 slips  for $27.50.

White Jewell

White Jewell- Mid-season. Vining, normal leaf, cream colored skin, cream colored flesh, average yields.  Certified Organic Slips,  6 slips for $8.00; 12 slips  for $15.00; 25 slips for $27.50

White Jewel (USDA)

White Jewel (USDA) - Mid-season.  Vining, normal leaf, pinkish purple skin, white flesh, average yield. Certified Organic Slips. UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

White Queen

White Queen - (Heirloom Variety) Early.  Vining, normal leaf, very uniform, white skin and flesh. Certified Organic Slips,  6 slips for $8.00; 12 slips  for $15.00;  25 for $28.00.

White Travis

White Travis - Mid-season.  Vining, normal leaf, white skin, white flesh, excellent yield, dryer type flesh. Certified Organic Slips,  6 slips for $8.00; 12 slips  for $15.00;  25 for $28.00.

White Triumph

White Triumph- Mid-season. Vining, normal leaf, small roots, cream skin, white flesh, average yields. Certified Organic Slips, 6 slips for $8.00; 12 slips  for $15.00;  25 for $28.00; 50 slips for $50.00

White Yam

White Yam- (Heirloom Variety) Mid-season. Vining, normal leaf, white skin, creamish-white flesh, above average yields. Certified Organic Slips, 6 slips $10.00; 12 slips for $17.50; 25 slips for $32.00..

Whitestar

Whitestar- Mid-season. Introduced in 1948 by the USDA as a livestock feed cultivar.  Vigorous vines, normal leaf, white skin, white flesh, uniform roots, average yield. UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Willowleaf

Willowleaf-  (Heirloom Variety)  Early.  Large, semi-bush, cut leaf, light orange skin and flesh, excellent yield. Certified Organic Slips, UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Wilma's

Wilma’s - Early.  Semi-bush, normal leaf, plants appear small and undeveloped but contain high yields of rusty red skin, orange flesh roots. Certified Organic SlipsUNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Xushu 18

Xushu 18 - Early.  Vining, purple skin, white flesh, very blocky starchy roots. Certified Organic Slips,UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Yellow Jersey

Yellow    Jersey   -   (Heirloom   Variety)   Mid-season.Vining, normal leaf, creamy colored skin, white flesh, average yields. Certified Organic Slips, 6 slips for $8.00; 12 slips  for $15.00 .

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