Sweet Potatoes Cameron Highlands
We plant Japanese sweet potatoes in Cameron Highlands. Cameron sweet potatoes were famous for over 20 years, we are the only one to plant Cameron sweet potatoes throughout the year and sell them at Rose Valley. Many stalls outside are selling sweet potatoes from Kelantan, Ipoh, Indonesia, or Thailand because demand is high but supply is too little.
Our sweet potatoes are original from Japan. Our Japanese sweet potato is the yellow color inside with red color skin. Our sweet potatoes’ skin is thin and can eat. Our sweet potatoes taste is sweet and delicious. Someone says our sweet potatoes taste like chestnut.
Cameron Highlands’ cool weather makes the sweet potatoes planting period longer, which is 10 months from start planting, growing until harvest. For hot weather like Ipoh or Kelantan sweet potatoes only need 3-7 months to grow. Many mice eat sweet potatoes on the earth that you cannot see. There are big issues nobody wants to plant sweet potatoes. Most farmers plant other vegetables for about 1-3 months that can harvest and start earning.
Sweet potato is healthy food in the world. Japanese sweet potatoes are a good source of dietary fiber and provide a number of essential vitamins and minerals. Japanese sweet potato has many nutrients and benefits.
Sweet potatoes’ color will look more yellow after cooking.