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It may look like a desert now but trust me, by summer's end, it will be a barrel full of Beauregard sweet potatoes - with a lot of delicious greens along the way. If you've never eaten sweet potato greens, you're missing a healthy treat, and a delicious one too, if you like spinach or turnip greens.

Sweet potato greens boast several times more vitamins A, C, B-6 and riboflavin than the tubers. The high-fiber leaves are milder tasting than most greens, being lower in oxalic acid (a plus if you are prone to kidney stones).

I like to grow sweet potatoes in large tubs or barrels. Easier to weed, and when harvest time comes, just dump the containers and rake out the potatoes.

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thiamin, folic acid and niacin. Sweet potato vine leaves also provide impressive amounts of fiber, along with calcium, magnesium, manganese, zinc, copper, potassium and iron.

Read more at Gardening Know How: Potato Vine Plant Leaves: Are Sweet Potato Leaves Edible? https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/sweet-potato/are-sweet-potato-leaves-edible.htm
riboflavin, thiamin, folic acid and niacin. Sweet potato vine leaves also provide impressive amounts of fiber, along with calcium, magnesium, manganese, zinc, copper, potassium and iron.

Read more at Gardening Know How: Potato Vine Plant Leaves: Are Sweet Potato Leaves Edible? https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/sweet-potato/are-sweet-potato-leaves-edible.htm
riboflavin, thiamin, folic acid and niacin. Sweet potato vine leaves also provide impressive amounts of fiber, along with calcium, magnesium, manganese, zinc, copper, potassium and iron.

Read more at Gardening Know How: Potato Vine Plant Leaves: Are Sweet Potato Leaves Edible? https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/sweet-potato/are-sweet-potato-leaves-edible.htare also lower in oxalic acid than most greens (a plus if you are prone to kidney stones) which gives them a milder taste. Great sauteed

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  1. wow, i didn't know that about the greens! i've got sweet potatoes growing now and will look forward to the greens. wish now that i'd planted them all in barrels or tubs, but these will be just as tasty. thanks for that great information!

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    1. Stir-fry 'em with garlic and butter, Sharon, maybe a little diced cayenne thrown in.

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