Ipomoea cairica growing herbaceous vine of the genus Ipomoea also known as Morning glory, Ipomoea cairica can grow as annual or perennial evergreen also used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropics, mediterranean, desert, subtropics, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+ as perennial 6+ as annual.
Leaves and stem edible the leaf color green in lobed like hand shape shape.
Ipomoea cairica flower
Flower color purple the center is darker the flower in trumpet shape.
Tuber edible the peel is brown the inner color white.
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Requirements for Ipomoea cairica growing and care:
Slightly acid, well-drained soil,
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Tuber / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes, for get better tuber
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring (as annual) / spring, summer, autumn as perennial
Pests and diseases:
Weevil, moth, whitefly, aphids
How to prune:
Just for design
Size of the plant?
3-7 m, 10-21 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Purple flowers the center is darker the flower in trumpet shape
Pollination is done by:
Leaves harvesting season:
How to harvest the leaves?
Information about leaves:
Green in lobed like hand shape
Uses of Name leaves:
Salad, stir fry, cooked
Information about Ipomoea cairica Tuber:
Brown peel the inner color of the tuber is white
When to pull up Ipomoea cairica Tuber:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
Uses of Ipomoea cairica Tuber: