Commonly compared to the traditional
sweet potato. Its flesh is fluffier and less sweet, with a slightly nutty flavor.
Choose pieces that are rock-hard,
without soft or moldy spots. Normally they have an irregular shape with white flesh
and reddish color.
Ripening: Not necessary
Ethylene Production: None
Ethylene Sensitivity: Yes
Keep at room temperature,
and use within a few days. Do not refrigerate. Keep well ventilated.
All year, though
scarce during February and March
Brooks Origin: Florida
55° - 60°F, do not store below 40°F
Storage Humidity: 85%-90%