Sweet Potato

Sweet potatoes are roughly ovate and cylindrical with tapered ends and regardless of color, maintain a similar shape in all varieties. Sweet potatoes can vary in skin color ranging from golden-brown, white, copper-red, to purple. Its inner flesh additionally can be white, orange, yellow or orange-red. Sweet potatoes have a sugary flavor and can be firm or soft, with white-fleshed varieties having the firmest, driest flesh, and the orange-fleshed a softer, moister texture.