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


Ipomoea pandurata

How to care for Bigroot Morning Glory


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

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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 🚫.

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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.

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!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Native Region
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Bigroot Morning Glory

Bigroot Morning Glory

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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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