sweet potato leaves - Knowledgebase Question

Staten Island, Ne
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Question by tangalinewhi
July 9, 2008
I brought a sweet potato leaves plant and I wanted to know if you can eat it.

Answer from NGA
July 9, 2008
Your ornamental sweet potato vine is Ipomoea batatas and the edible parts of the plant are the tubers that form underground, not the leaves. The leaves should not be eaten.

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