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Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6-8 inches
Plant Spread: 3-6 feet, or more
Leaves: Other: Heart shaped, light green to chartreuse green
Underground structures: Tuber
Uses: Groundcover
Vegetable
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Trade name information:
Series: Sweet Georgia®
Cultivar name: 'Heart Light Green'
Common names
  • Sweet Potato Vine
  • Ornamental Sweet Potato
  • Sweet Potato

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Location: Temple, Texas
Date: Spring
Mostly shaded all day long.
Location: My garden in Warrenville, SC
Date: 2016-04-30
Location: My garden in Warrenville, SC
Date: 2016-04-30
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