sweet potato leaves - Knowledgebase Question

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


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Answer from NGA
July 9, 2008

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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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