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Ipomoea batatas 'New Jewell'

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Family: Convolvulaceae (kon-volv-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ipomoea (ip-oh-MEE-a) (Info)
Species: batatas (bat-TAT-as) (Info)
Cultivar: New Jewell
Additional cultivar information: (aka Copper Jewel)

One member has or wants this plant for trade.

Category:
Vegetables
Vines and Climbers

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Farmerdill On Oct 7, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A copper skinned Jewel released by North Carolina State University. I like it even better than than the gold skin Jewel. A great orange fleshed baker.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Augusta, Georgia
Fairlawn, Virginia
Troy, Virginia



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