Dioscorea hemicrypta


This plants habitat is Huisrivier Canyon; Calitzdorp area, South Africa. Similar to D. elephantipies when young, although D. hemicrypta grows an irregular shaped caudex which can be smooth or rough. It also usually grows most of its caudex above ground. It is primarily a winter grower, but when young can grow all year long. It grows best in light shade but keep the caudex in full shade.

Plants are individually boxed, pot/soil not included