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The plant you will receive, will be similar to the plant pictured.

 

Elevate your collection with the extraordinary Dioscorea elephantipes, affectionately known as the "elephant's foot" succulent plant. This rare and coveted caudiciform gem boasts a caudex that matures with remarkable deliberation, developing captivating, age-induced cracks and sculpted textures that are nothing short of awe-inspiring.

 

During its peak seasons, this botanical wonder adorns itself with graceful vines that ascend to astonishing heights, often reaching a staggering 2 meters in length. These vibrant vines add an enchanting, verdant element to your space, creating an ever-changing natural masterpiece. However, come summertime, these ephemeral vines gracefully recede, allowing the caudex to stand alone in its majestic glory, resolute against the scorching, arid conditions of the season.

 

Dioscorea elephantipes is more than just a plant; it's a living work of art, a testament to the wonders of nature's patience and resilience. Whether you're a seasoned collector or a burgeoning enthusiast, this remarkable succulent is a must-have for those who appreciate the exquisite beauty and timeless allure of rare botanical treasures.

 

Elevate your space and celebrate the wonders of horticulture with this captivating living sculpture.

 

PLEASE NOTE: This plant goes dormant for a few months in Summer (typically from May onwards) and will sprout again towards the end of Summer.

 

Plants will be sent bare rooted: Please ensure that you have your substrate and pot ready for your new plant! Sending plants bare rooted is the safest way to protect them, from damage in transit and rot.

 

Caution: Toxic if eaten.

Dioscorea Elephantipes (Caudex 3-4cm)

SKU: DE2CS
£29.99Price
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