Sweet potato
Ipomoea hybrida 'Sidekick Black'
Plant-and-joy
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines Keep the soil constantly slightly moist but never let it dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 5.8 - 6.2
Acidity preference is very sensitive to basic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

Photo

Names

Family Convolvulacea

Characteristics

Growth form subshrub
Hardiness USDA 11 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of 4°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • pink
  • white
Leaf color
  • black
  • green
  • purple