Sweet potato vine - Knowledgebase Question

Kaukauna, WI
Question by jelliott03
October 11, 2006
I just dug up my seet potato vine and discovered 10 beautiful,large, potatoes. Are they edible or would they be dangerous to eat.

Answer from NGA
October 11, 2006


Your plant is an ornamental and is related to morning glories. Although tempting to look at, I wouldn't consume the starchy tubers. Save them for replanting next spring. Best wishes with your garden!

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