'Scoota' plucks out strange spud

'Scoota' of Copmanhurst, with her chicken-shaped and 3.4 kg sweet potatoes
'Scoota' of Copmanhurst, with her chicken-shaped and 3.4 kg sweet potatoes Adam Hourigan

"SCOOTA" from Copmanhurst dropped into The Daily Examiner office earlier this week to show off a couple of unusual sweet potatoes, home grown in her vegie patch.

Scoota reckons one of her taters has formed the shape of a chicken, while the other weighs in at 3.4kg, the largest she has ever grown.

According to Guiness World Records, the world's heaviest sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) weighed 37kg on 8 March 2004 and was grown by Manuel Pérez of Spain.

Topics:  guiness world records, scoota, sweet potato, vegetable garden



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