Dioscorea polystachya - Chinese Yam

Chinese yam is a large climbing plant with arrow-shaped leaves. The tubers are cylindrical, with lots of tiny bumbs., They edible and usually cooked, but they can also be eaten raw. The plant is hardy to -17 C.

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Chinese yam is a large climbing plant with arrow-shaped leaves. The tubers are cylindrical, with lots of tiny bumbs., They edible and usually cooked, but they can also be eaten raw. The plant is hardy to -17 C.

WE offer a living plant which, depending on the season, can be sent to rest in the form of a tuber, or active as a plant with leaves.

By Don McCulley - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=73333903
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Plant origin Asia
Presentation Potted Plant
Max. Size 200cm-400cm
Botanical family Dioscoreaceae
Light Sun
Minimum winter temperature -5 ºC to 0 ºC
Plant type Herbaceous
Color Green
Care Pot
Shape Climbers
All orders arriving after 10th July will be shipped in September. This is due to the high temperatures in the month of August and possible delays caused by general holidays and reduced opening hours by the customs service, carriers, etc.