Sweet potato 'Sweet Georgia Purple Heart'

planting site / location:
sunny to half shaded
planting distance:
30 x 30 cm
soil / fertilisation:
When bedding out use slow-release fertiliser and extra liquid fertilser when needed. Avoid waterlogging.
watering:
Keep it moisturised.
gardener's tip:
Only plant in open air after the last frost. Not hardy, protect against frost.
Structure plants such as the sweet potato are quite a trend. They are easy to care with a robust habit and provide, in combination with flowering plants, chic colour touches. With its overhanging growth, the colourful leaf tendrils swirl around their partners and are particularly suitable for window boxes and hanging baskets. Ideal for sunny or partially shady locations. 'Purple Heart' has crimson-green, heart-shaped leaves.


german term: Sweet potato
botanical termn: Ipomoea batatas
plant height: 80-85 cm
life cycle: annual
flowering season: May to October
use: Ideal for your summer planting in beds and pots or window boxes.
colour palette: green