Most commonly, the caudex reaches 60-90 cm in diameter, but often 3 (or more) meters and is coated in rough Fast & Free shipping on many items! Extreme warty genetics! Vine will be trimmed before shipping. The growth period … Water regularly from that point on. $18.00. Re: Cultivation of a Dioscorea Elephantipes. Use dilute (25 percent of normal) fertilizer with each watering. Sep 4, 2020 - Explore Patty Newman's board "dioscorea elephantipes" on Pinterest. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots). Your Elephant’s Foot plant will also need some feeding to grow healthy and to live up to seventy years. If you enter just a plant name, you will see results from the old RHS Plant Finder and Selector databases. Name: Dioscorea Elephantipes Seeds 2pcs : Quantity: 2 pcs Other name: Turtle Back,Elephant’s Foot Germination temperature: 15-25C Growth temperature: 15-30C Plant height: 10-600cm Germination days: 5-15 days The best sowing seasons: spring, summer, autumn Flowering time: 9-12 weeks Transportation: Free shipping Pest control: Leaf spot, scale insect,whitefly Requires pruning. The plant needs a support in the form of a ladder or a grid. Wild yam elephantiasis (Dioscorea elephantipes) has a rest periodt from late spring to late summer (it is at this time almost no watering), and increases, on the contrary, since the beginning of autumn. The exposed, enlarged tuberous base is an organ that stores water, called a caudex. Do not over-water during the summer months, as this will shorten its life span by at least half. The vines reaches 2 m and grows rapidly during the growing season ( from Autumn to Spring) but usually dies back in the summer, leaving the caudex to survive the hot, dry season. Dioscorea elephantipes, 3.5" pot, 1.5"- 2" wide caudex, rare!Dioscorea elephantipes is a very slow g…, Dioscorea sylvatica is another cool Dioscorea that forms a very unusual caudex. (Qty - 100). 70 years in cultivation, if it is looked after. A bright place, a bright diffused light. A window that faces west or southwest is best suited. In its natural environment it rests during the hot dry summer. Powered by BigCommerce Great caudiciform! Forms a cool caudex that looks like molten or flowing lava! 1674 Lone Oak Rd. Nice fatty! Shop a huge online selection at eBay.com. It is in flower from September to October. Cyphostemma juttae 6" Pot - Fat specimen! Common name is Elephants Foot due the the cor Get outdoors for some landscaping or spruce up your garden! Dioscorea elephantipes 6" Pot, Flawless with amazing form! The caudex can grow to 9 feet. Water well around the edges, being sure not to get water into the point from which the vine will grow (usually there some pieces of old vine in the growing area). Your email address will not be published. The length of shoots in room conditions is up to 70 cm and more than 2 m. In the summer: not lower than 77 ° F, in the winter 50-59 ° F. Medium, it is possible to grow in relatively dry air. The vines reaches 2 m and grows rapidly during the growing season ( from Autumn to Spring) but usually dies back in the summer, leaving the caudex to survive the hot, dry season. Don't use full-strength fertilizer -- the Dioscorea will not like it. In the summer abundant, with the approach of winter watering is reduced. When the leaves turn yellow, the plant enters a period of rest, during which the plant is moisturize very rare. Watering is renewed with the appearance of new leaves in the spring. This summer-deciduous, geophytic climber in the yam family sports a unique, deeply fissured surface that resembles a fat pineapple or, to some people, an elephant’s foot. Sitemap. Dioscorea elephantipes, the elephant's foot or Hottentot bread, is a species of flowering plant in the genus Dioscorea of the family Dioscoreaceae, native to the dry interior of South Africa Description. Dioscorea elephantipes is an easy to grow caudiciform, as long as you follow certain guidelines. Young plants grow best with a topdressing of gravel covering most of the caudex. Dioscorea elephantipes is a choice Caudiciform Succulent that produces seasonal twining vine from the top of the caudex. Withhold fertilizer and water sparingly during the plant's dormant period, when the vines turn yellow and die back. From spring to autumn every 2-3 weeks with liquid fertilizer. . Plants often go dormant during the summer, but there is no set pattern or time schedule. When I tried to kill it with my nails , red stuff will comes out from the body. It is hardy to zone (UK) 5. Don't miss out! Trochomeria debilis 5" Pot, fat plant great character! Euphorbia symmetrica Specimen 1 - Almost cylindrical-shaped with great markings! Plants often go dormant during the summer, but there is no set pattern or time schedule. If you use a liquid fertilizer, dilute it by 50% or more. Reproduction The apical cuttings in spring (covered with polyethylene) in a mixture of peat and perlite or earth with sand.It is possible to multiply seeds that are sown in March-April in a mixture of leaf land and sand and germinate at a temperature of 59 ° F, periodically watering. Dioscorea elephantipes likes light fertilizer when its vine is actively growing. Growing Dioscorea elephantipes from Seed. Dioscorea elephantipes (This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. Hello, I didn’t water my small D.elephantipes for 3 weeks. Dioscorea elephantipes Dioscorea elephantipes lose their leaves in summer so that they can conserve energy. Being summer deciduous this is a drought tolerant plant that actually requires a dry summer. Plants often go dormant during the summer, but there is no set pattern or time schedule. Dioscorea elephantipes needs a rest period. Post by mikethecactusguy » Thu Mar 05, 2020 6:53 pm I gave it a stick on Monday to play with and it took a few days to dance around it until it started to warp itself yesterday. Your email address will not be published. See more ideas about Succulents, Fat plants, Unusual plants. When I came home , its caudex shrink, wrinkle and get soft. It makes a most interesting container plant. So they do not need to be potted in a deep pot but I feel they do not require a bonsai pot either. Required fields are marked *. Cyphostemma juttae seedling with double trunk! Great plant for a beginner. As mentioned, I started my plant from seed. Though it grows slowly, it is a favorite of caudex collectors. Dioscorea elephantipes (Elephant's foot) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.. Trochomeria debilis 5" Pot, old and fat specimen kept dwarfed for staging! We recommend using a balanced fertilizer at one-quarter strength about once a month when the plant isn’t dormant. (Qty - 10), Dioscorea elephantipes FRESH SEEDS! They are found in South Africa. Will make a great specimen. The vine that grows out of the plant bulb prefers full sun. Re: Cultivation of a Dioscorea Elephantipes. Vista, CA 92084 * Currently without vine*, Dioscorea elephantipes FRESH SEEDS! The caudex can grow …, Freshly harvested Dioscorea elephantipes seeds! Free shipping eligible Dioscorea elephantipes (large) LAsucculents $ 65.00. Dioscorea elephantipes can live for 70 years in cultivation. Operculicarya decaryi 6" Pot - Fat and knobby plant with great bonsai potential. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. Dioscorea elephantipes is summer deciduous and is a perennial geophytic climber. Dioscorea sylvatica is another cool Dioscorea that forms a very unusual caudex. Flowering in the summer, groin like inflorescences 6-8 cm long, flowers small greenish-yellow. They flower in May/June, a pale green/yellow flower. Sunlight: The caudex requires shade/partial sun. Dioscorea batatas is a PERENNIAL growing to 3 m (9ft) by 1.5 m (5ft). Seedling care is mostly the same as mentioned above and in the video, but just be careful to keep it the soil consistently moist during the first growing season (water 1-2x/week with a soil that is very open and drains easily); if the soil dries out too much you can kill the newly-forming caudex. Overgrown in a 2" pot. This is a plant active during summer, so you need to water it (carefully) the most during that period. Ipomoea albivenia, 3.5" pot, Forms caudex! The caudex can grow … Out of … Dioscorea can be propagated by division of nodules, which is carried out in the spring, before the start of growth. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. Lightweight breathable soil is suitable. 1 part of sod land, 1 part of leaf land, 1 part of coarse-grained sand or perlite, 1 part of wet peat or humus. From spring to autumn every 2-3 weeks with liquid fertilizer. You will receive the plant in the picture. New roots grow from the outer edge of the caudex, so they are best protected with a well drained layer of gravel. Fockea crispa fc002 6" Pot! The elephant foot, Dioscorea elephantipes, is a perennial caudiciform deciduous vine of the family monocot yam (Dioscoreaceae). Dioscorea elephantipes will live for approx. Dioscorea elephantipes (Elephant’s Foot) A deciduous climbing vine, Dioscorea elephantipes is grown as much for the large woody caudex as it is for the foliage. The ideal soil for Dioscorea is Cactus soil. Withhold fertilizer and water sparingly during the plant's dormant period, when the vines turn yellow and die back. If you select any attributes with or without a plant name, you will see a much narrower selection of results taken only from the old RHS Plant Selector database. Wait for the soil around caudex to dry completely, and then water it with a larger amount of water. Post by A_G_R » Sat Nov 09, 2019 11:57 pm elephantipes I got with a seller on Facebook, and hemicrypta from Plants for the Southwest here in Tucson, I got lucky because it was the only one on a tray of other plants It is affected quite rarely by red spider mites. With a lack of moisture and dry air, the leaves turn yellow and fall off. Keep in a warm area and wait for the first shoots of the vine to appear. • Elephant foot/turtle back (Dioscorea elephantipes). In frost-free areas, grow in sharply-drained soil in sun with the caudex in shade. Importantly, it is deciduous and loses its leaves in the summer. In summer the leafless plant conserves energy by dropping its leaves, just before the onset of the summer heat. Can get really large.…, Trochomeria debilis is a member of the cucumber family. This plant has super bumps on caudex! Dioscorea sylvatica, 3.5" pot. | The apical cuttings in spring (covered with polyethylene) in a mixture of peat and perlite or earth with sand.It is possible to multiply seeds that are sown in March-April in a mixture of leaf land and sand and germinate at a temperature of 59 ° F, periodically watering. The grown shoots dive. Young plants are then transferred to a larger pot. Dioscorea elephantipes has a deeply fissured surface, resembling an elephant's foot, hence its common name. You will be purchasing this exact specimen. It is used to extreme heat (above 40°C), but it can also take low temperatures (-4°C). United States of America, © 2020 Dioscorea elephantipes, 3.5" pot, Killer plants! Growing in a 6" pot, this is a spectacular specimen with great fissures and a perfect "Tortoise" look. Dioscorea elephantipes - Elephant's Foot Seeds x 10 (龟甲龙种子) Packet contains 10 Fresh seeds of Dioscorea elephantipes This is a summer deciduous climbing or scrambling shrub which develops a huge corky basal stem which can reach up to nearly 1 metre across after many years. Cephalopentandra ecirrhosa 6" Pot - Large knobby caudex! Feed the plant with a very dilute (25 percent of normal) fertilizer with each watering. The mother plant it came from had a three foot diameter caudex. Dioscorea elephantipes, 3.5" pot, 1.5"- 2" wide caudex, rare!Dioscorea elephantipes is a very slow g… Out of stock. Remember it drops its leaves in late November. About 1mm large . The species is dioecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but only one sex is to be found on any one plant so both male and female plants must be grown if seed is required). The above ground caudex is protected by elephantine bark while it rests. Excel…. Conservatory, Containers, Desert garden/Xeriscaping, Drought Tolerant, Greenhouse. Fockea edulis 8" Pot 6"+Caudex, Great Form!Easy to grow succulent. Suggested uses. Dioscorea elephantipes / 5 seeds (Elephant's foot, Turtle back plant) UnusualSeeds $ 5.75. I have been growing this Dioscorea elephantipes for 16 years from a small plant in a 3 inch pot to this beauty in a 10 inch Azalea pot. The beauty of Dioscorea elephantipes lies in its beautiful above-ground caudex (stem). Fockea edulis Large and old Specimen! Yucca elephantipes, also known as yucca guatemalensis, spineless yucca or giant yucca, is a large succulent that grows in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 9 through 11. Botanic Wonders | If you do this you can fertilize every few weeks when the vine is growing. Beautiful seedgrown Operculicarya decaryi that has been trained throughout its life with bonsai in m…, Botanic Wonders Common names include Turtle back and Elephant ‘s … Withhold fertilizer and water sparingly during the plant’s dormant period – when the vines turn yellow and die back. We’ve already mentioned the fact that Elephant’s Foot plants go into a dormant period once or even several times a year. Cultivation. Shop great deals on Dioscorea. The stems are climbers and the leaves are heart shaped. Dioscorea elephantipes is a choice Caudiciform Succulent that produces seasonal twining vine from the top of the caudex. And I found some pale pink bugs on it . Fast growing plant that produces a white caudex with green vine. It is a deciduous climber. In some cases these caudexes can grow as much as 3 m in height and are divided into angled, corrugated fissures. Feed the plant with a very dilute (25 percent of normal) fertilizer with each watering. The plant is not self-fertile. 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