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Elephant's foot

Dioscorea elephantipes

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Elephant's foot is a plant which belongs to the Dioscorea genus.

Elephant's foot is categorised as a species of houseplant.

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How to grow Elephant's foot

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Growing Elephant's foot from seed

Transplanting Elephant's foot

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Other names for Elephant's foot


Dioscorea elephantipes (L'HÈr.) Engl.

Latest Elephant's foot Reviews

  • This is my first and I’m not too sure about it yet! The caudex seems to be squishy and that concerns me! I hope I don’t kill it!

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    DocCooper about growing Dioscorea Elephantipes

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