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Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
Fruit Type*
  • Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Prostrate Growing/Groundcover
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Burgundy/Crimson/Maroon
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Burgundy/Crimson
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Burgundy/Crimson
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Plant Type*
  • Annual
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Well-Drained
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Average
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Rock Gardens
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Groundcover
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Ipomoea is easy to grow and adapts well to most soil conditions.

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BLACKIE SWEET POTATO VINE

Ipomoea batatas 'Blackie'

Buy Blackie Sweet Potato Vine online. Dark purple to black foliage on this trailing vine, make it a unique ground cover or used in containers.

Mature Height:

10-12 Inches

Mature Spread:

10-12 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

9-11

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Convolvulaceae · Common Name: Sweet Potato Vine

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  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
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Purchase BLACKIE SWEET POTATO VINE Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 4675

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
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