Garnet Sweet Potatoes
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Seasonality: Jan - Jul & Sep - Dec
The Garnet is also called the red yam. Quite moist, its orange-yellow flesh is described as being "succulent" and having an excellent flavor. Encased in a light red-purplish garnet-colored skin, some can grow to be a foot long.
To store, keep in a well ventilated area, preferably a basket. Do not refrigerate. Use within a few days for optimum quality.