Discorea sylvatica
Discorea sylvatica
Discorea sylvatica
Discorea sylvatica
Discorea sylvatica
Discorea sylvatica
Discorea sylvatica
Discorea sylvatica

Discorea sylvatica

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Cultivation and propagation: Dioscorea sylvatica responds well to cultivation and makes an easy and wonderfully unusual houseplant. Plants even five to ten years old are extremely nice. Vigorous, annual climbing stems can grow to as much as 4 or 5 meters in a season, however these can be trained quite comfortably around a wire hoop set in a pot when grown indoors.

Exposure: It prefers light shade but keep the caudex in the shade.

Waterings: It needs moderate to regular water. Slow down or withheld water when the tuber is dormant in summer (after shedding its leaves). It will start growing again in Autumn. Watering can recommence once the plant has shown signs of producing a fresh shoot.

Hardiness: It is easy to grow if a winter temperature of 5° C can be maintained.

 

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Blooming Season November to February.
Common Name Forest elephant's foot
Dormancy Summer
Family Dioscoreaceae
Flower Green
Frost Tolerance  -2° c
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 9 to 12
Height 4 or 5 metres
Origin Africa.
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Discorea sylvatica
Shape Distinctly heart-shaped
Sun Exposure Partial shade

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HS
06/15/2022
Henry S.
United States United States

Wonderful Discorea sylvatica

Great quality as always. I highly recommend Planet Desert to any plant geek.

JK
04/11/2022
Jeighla K.
United States United States
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JW
02/14/2022
Jj W.

Came in very quickly and is healthy and la...

Came in very quickly and is healthy and large. Im beyond happy to find a wishlist plant. Thank you!

JB
12/10/2021
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11/29/2018
Auric A.

Wonderful!!

Wonderful!!

Discorea sylvatica

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