Sweet potato

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Botanical name:- Ipomoea batatas

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Scientific nameIpomoea batatas
Common namePotato; Sweet potato
Temperature requirement25-35 °C
Humidity40-50%
LightAt least six hours of sunlight
WateringWater everyday &keep moist
PestsColorado potato beetle, potato leafhopper, and wireworms
Pet friendlinessNot hazardous
Maximum plant heightUp to 150 cm
Potting mixPotting soil/red soil/manure/perlite
Pot requirementGood drainage & repot every 1-2 years
NutritionApply manure for first 15 days and npk for next 15 days
Pruning & trainingRemove dead & diseased leaves with sterile shears
Common color & seasonN/A
DescriptionThe sweet potato or sweet potato is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the bindweed or morning glory family, Convolvulaceae. Its large, starchy, sweet-tasting tuberous roots are used as a root vegetable. The young shoots and leaves are sometimes eaten as greens.Sweet potato is native to the tropical regions of the Americas. Of the approximately 50 genera and more than 1,000 species of Convolvulaceae, I. batatas is the only crop plant of major importance—some others are used locally (e.g., I. aquatica “kangkong”), but many are poisonous. Get More Vegetable plants

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