What is a sweet-potato vine?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

Can you regrow a sweet potato vine?

Sweet potato vines can be grown and used indoors as decorations or outdoors to grow more sweet potatoes. A pinched-off vine will regrow in either water or moist soil. Plant outside in late spring f... Read More »