Plant Care Bigroot Morning Glory

Bigroot Morning Glory

Also known as

man of the earth, wild potato vine, manroot, wild sweet potato and wild rhubarb

Taxonomy

Ipomoea pandurata
Ipomoea
Convolvulaceae
Solanales

How to care for Bigroot Morning Glory

Water

How often to water your Bigroot Morning Glory

Water needs for Bigroot Morning Glory
0.5 cups
every 9

Bigroot Morning Glory needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Bigroot Morning Glory in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bigroot Morning Glory: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bigroot Morning Glory love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Bigroot Morning Glory does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Bigroot Morning Glory in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Bigroot Morning Glory

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Bigroot Morning Glory: repot after 2X growth

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 Bigroot Morning Glory after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Bigroot Morning Glory is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


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Care Summary for Bigroot Morning Glory

Bigroot Morning Glory


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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