Succulent Gardening: The Art of Nature

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Dioscorea elephantipes

Dioscorea elephantipes lose their leaves in summer so that they can conserve energy. The stems are climbers and the leaves are heart shaped. They flower in May/June, a pale green/yellow flower. They are found in South Africa. The caudex can grow to 9 feet. Dioscorea elephantipes can live for 70 years in cultivation. Lightly water in summer months because Dioscorea elephantipes needs to rest. In their natural environment Dioscorea elephantipes are winter/spring growers. Dioscorea elephantipes is summer deciduous and is a perennial geophytic climber.  The plants are monoecious, that means the flowering sexes are found on separate plants. Male flowers are erect with spiny racemes. Female flowers are in spinescent, spreading spikes. Flowers are pale greenish yellow and normally appear in May or June. Dioscorea elephantipes from Africa. Year-round except for summer dormancy.  A member of the yam family that forms a caudex up to 4’ that looks like a tortoise shell.  Well-drained soil (50%) perlite Filtered light.  Drier when dormantSeed is produced in September and October.

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