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This is not sweet potato; what is it?

Posted by chueh 7b GA (My Page) on
Wed, May 2, 12 at 5:27

Last year I rooted the Asian sweet potato vine (for eatting its leaves but not tuber) from its stem and planted it in my vege bed. When this volunteer seedling came up early in April, I thought that it was for some reason coming from the sweet potato I planted last year growing a tuber or something. The young leaves looked like sweet potato's. Then, I was out of town for 2 weeks and came back home. This seedling grows not like sweet potato any more.

I suspect that it is growing from some of my compost. I have to admit that I don't follow the rule for using the compost pile. I did not separate the "composted" from the new compost materials, so I probably picked up un-composted fruit seeds from the compost pile.

What is it? Please ID. Thank you.


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RE: This is not sweet potato; what is it?

bean


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RE: This is not sweet potato; what is it?

Indeed, a bean plant. Give it a pole to climb on.


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RE: This is not sweet potato; what is it?

PhotobucketPic. of a Sweet potato plant.


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RE: This is not sweet potato; what is it?

Yeah its definitely a green bean plant.

Early Contender Green Beans 1/54


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RE: This is not sweet potato; what is it?

I was going to say, that looks like my Kentucky Wonder leaves...


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RE: This is not sweet potato; what is it?

Thank you all!

I am a lousy gardener. Now, I recall, after reading your responses, that I did sow bean seeds. What a surprise!!! LOL


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