About American Potatobean
Common Groundnut is a native perennial vine in the legume family. It is found in tidal and non-tidal marshes, wet thickets, stream banks and bottomland forests. It has edible fruits and large edible tubers that provide numerous health benefits. The only place it is cultivated as a food crop is in Japan.
Also known as
American potato-bean, apios, ground-bean, groundnut, potatobean, wild bean, American groundnut and groundbean
How to care for American Potatobean
American Potatobean needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Memphis, Tennessee.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
September 30th, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Memphis is currently high 📈.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determin…
September 30th, 2022
Memphis is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Memphis is expected to decrease by 26.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 13.1 megajoules of energy per m2 per…
September 27th, 2022
This month, Memphis is getting an average of 10.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 12.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.2 total hours of da…
American Potatobean love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Memphis, Tennessee ☀️.
This is a great time to watch your American Potatobean thrive 🌿!
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your American Potatobean after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
October 1st, 2022
The growing potential in Memphis is medium 👌.
It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any…