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Sweet Potato 'Dwarf Marguerite'

Ipomoea batatas

Belonging to the Ipomoea genus (Ipomoea batatas 'Dwarf Marguerite'), Dwarf Marguerite is a variety of Sweet Potato.

vigourous selection with deply lobed, nearly chartreuse foliage and compact growth habit. Trailing habit mixes well with mounding and vertical varieties.

Height 4’ (10cm)
Trails to 12-18’ (30-45 cm)
Space plants 12-18" apart

Requires 4-6+ hours of sunlight per day.

Treat as a Perennial - it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Dwarf Marguerite is known for growing with a vine-like habit to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (that's 3.90 feet in imperial).

Be aware that Dwarf Marguerite Sweet Potato typically needs a fair amount of maintenance and care in order to grow successfully. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests. Pay attention to weeding, feed and pruning schedules to ensure your plant remains in peak condition.

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How to grow Sweet Potato 'Dwarf Marguerite'

  • Full Sun

Keep in mind when planting that Dwarf Marguerite is thought of as tender, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Dwarf Marguerite are Zone 8 and Zone 11. A soil ph of between 6.1 and 7.8 is ideal for Dwarf Marguerite as it does best in weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Dwarf Marguerite from seed

Aim to sow 3.9 inches (10.0 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 1.46 feet (45.0 cm).

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Dwarf Marguerite about 20 days after your last frost date.

Transplanting Dwarf Marguerite

As Dwarf Marguerite is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Dwarf Marguerite

Sweet Potato 'Dwarf Marguerite' information

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