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Ipome trailing vine from sweet potato

GrajeanGrajean Posts: 391
Is it possible to grow trailing vines suitable for hanging baskets by using sweet potato from super market?


  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 13,014
    They will certainly grow, but what you end up with I am not too sure. Of course they are very tender.
    There are ashtrays of emulsion,
    for the fag ends of the aristocracy.
  • GrajeanGrajean Posts: 391
    Worth a try
  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 28,544
    Very few flowers the year I grew sweet potatoes and they need ciopious feeding and watering as well as heat.   Probably better to stick to flowering varieties of ipomea.
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
  • JacquimcmahonJacquimcmahon Paris FrancePosts: 905
    I tried it, lots of leaves but the flowers were tiny and not worth waiting for.. the foliage was nice and lush but easily took over a large window box, so unless a hanging basket is really bid I’m not sure you could plant anything with them.
  • GrajeanGrajean Posts: 391
    Thanks everyone
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