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Hottentot bread (Dioscorea elephantipes)

Hottentot bread (Dioscorea elephantipes)

Regular price $24.95 USD
Regular price Sale price $24.95 USD
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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

-Hottentot bread 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

daily care of Hottentot bread

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)

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

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