The sweet potato is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the bindweed or morning glory family, Convolvulaceae. Its large, starchy, sweet-tasting, tuberous roots are a root vegetable. The young leaves and shoots are sometimes eaten as greens.
- Highly Nutritious.Sweet potatoes are a great source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals.
- Storage and uses:
The best place to store sweet potatoes would be in a cool, dry, well-ventilated space at room temperature. They will typically last 2 weeks. Avoid storing them in the refrigerator. Sweet potatoes should be stored in a cool, dark, well-ventilated place, where they will keep fresh for up to ten days.