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Hottentot bread (Dioscorea elephantipes)

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This plant is not allowed to enter USA & Japan. Please do not place order if you are from these country/countries.

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SKU 202011150935126
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Photos are for reference only and the actual plant you receive may differ from the photos.

This plant will be in hibernation mode during summer.  During summer (May to October), you will be receiving a caudex with no leave and you need to wait till winter for new growth of leaves.

- Hottentot bread is abulbous is covered on the outside with thick, hard, corky plates.

- It has very attractive spirally twisted leaves

- it has slender, laefy, climbing shoots with dark-spotted, greenish-yellow flowers

- Don't water your plant frequently in hibernation mode to prevent root rot

- Don't put your plant under direct sunlight

Please click this link for information on how to acclimate the plant upon receipt. 

Light condition:

Full sun to partial shade

How to water:

Allow getting dry between watering


Diameter approximately  small 1.2-1.4''(3-3.5cm)

Diameter approximately  Medium 1.6-2''(4-5cm)

Diameter approximately Big 2-2.4''(5-6cm)

Diameter approximately X-Large 3.3-4.3'(8.5-11cm)


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