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PlantFiles: Sweet Potato
Ipomoea batatas 'Violetta'

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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: Violetta

Category:
Vegetables
Vines and Climbers

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

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

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
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Bloom Time:
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Foliage:
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Other details:
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Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Oct 22, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

This is a white fleshed sweet potato that I ordered because I liked the description. It grows a small bushy vine, but is not very vigorous. Yields are very poor. It is pretty tho.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia



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