Starting Sweet Potatoes: Beautiful Vines In No Time
There are a lot of pretty plants out there that require a lot of work to get started: grow lights, cold starts, mail-order starts, and plenty of coddling. To grow sweet potatoes, put half a sweet potato in water. That’s it! Soon it will be covered with adorable little sprouts called slips, which will grow into attractive vines, and eventually — pie.
If you want to grow a sweet potato plant place the sprouted potato in water so you can have roots and after that plant it in a vase. The potato should be with only one part in the water, getting exposed sprouts ... Use toothpicks to support it
Sweet Potato Vine
Gardeners turn to the sweet potato vine for its ability to power through just about anything while bringing interesting shapes, sizes, and colors to a pot or plot. A vigorous annual or a tender perennial, it takes off in summer heat. Typically used as spillers in containers, they also make fantastic groundcovers, typically spreading 4 to 6 feet.