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.

What is a sweet-potato vine?

A sweet-potato vine, scientific name Ipomoea batatas, is a fast-growing ornamental plant that grows as an annual in colder climates. Where the ground does not freeze, sweet-potato vines can be gro... Read More »

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 »