Root of the plant of the Batata.
Also known as Batata, chaco or sweet potato. Brownish on the outside and yellowish or white on the inside, about twelve centimetres long, five in diameter; Has some resemblance to the potato, although it is more irregularly shaped, elongated and pointed at the ends and its taste is surprisingly very sweet.
Varieties: There are many varieties depending on the colour of the skin and the meat. So we can find
the following: Californian, red meat, Jasper, red meat, Violet, smooth skin violet and pink meat, Georgia, orange flesh, Rosa de Malaga, Amarilla de Malaga, Lisa de Tucumán, etc.
Seasonality: Normally harvested during the months of October and November