Is a Sweet Potato Vine Toxic?

Answer Sweet potato vine is used for its foliage with other plants in arrangements. Planted in the spring, it is a self-seeder, meaning it comes back from year to year. However, this plant has toxic prope... Read More »

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Is there any difference between Sweet Potato Vine - Batata - with heart-shaped leaves and purple to black skin and the vine from the edible tuberous root of the sweet potato?

Answer Probably not. I have included two web links to help you make sure. See the related links below. There is also a vine called Potato Vine which is a member of the Solanum family and it is toxi... Read More »

Are the sweet potatos produced from ornamental sweet potato vine edible?

Technically, Yes.But they taste terrible, so no one does.

Can you mow sweet potato vine?

You can mow sweet potato plants. "The Sweet Potato Production Guidelines for Hawaii"--which was published at Hawaii University--says that a rotary or flail-type mower should be used to mow the swee... Read More »

Sweet Potato Vine Diseases?

Sweet potato vines may experience several diseases that affect the leaves or the edible tubers. In general, foliage disease may be ugly but won't affect the quality of the potato harvest, but disea... Read More »