How to grow Ipomoea batatas

Written by Maggie

Dec 08 2020

How to grow Ipomoea batatas

Ipomoea Batatas are usually planted in the spring from April to May. But many people don't know the method of Ipomoea Batatas. Prepare Ipomoea Batatas seedlings, a loose, breathable and highly drained soil as the substrate, and then plant the seedlings into the soil, providing sufficient light, water and nutrients.

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Ipomoea Batatas

Cultivation method of Ipomoea Batatas

1. Select seedlings

There is a wide variety of Ipomoea Batatas and they are usually planted in the spring from April to May. This is the time when the survival rate of Ipomoea batatas is highest and the yield of Ipomoea batatas is high. First you need to buy some good Ipomoea Batatas seedlings from the market for planting.

2. Ipomoea Batatas seedlings

The method of Ipomoea Batatas is actually quite simple. You can also buy fresh and ripe Ipomoea Batatas and cut them in half. Then you plant the cut Ipomoea Batatas into the sand and keep the sand moist for 15 to 30 days.

Ipomoea Batatas

3. Soil demand

Ipomoea Batatas are highly adaptable and do not require much from the soil. Ipomoea Batatas are usually best planted in loose, breathable, highly drained, and fertile soil. We can plant Ipomoea Batatas seedlings into garden soil and apply organic fertilizer as base fertilizer.

4. Field management

Ipomoea Batatas seedlings can also be planted in leaf rot soil to make Ipomoea Batatas seedlings grow better. The first step is to dig a small hole about 15cm in the soil, plant the Ipomoea Batatas seedlings into the soil, and add the appropriate amount of soil compaction.

5. Daily management

When the Ipomoea Batatas seed is planted in the soil, it is given plenty of light and watered every five days. Fertilizing the soil with organic fertilizer every 20 days will allow the Ipomoea Batatas seedlings to grow better in the soil.

Ipomoea Batatas