Dioscorea elephantipes

caudex1October 14, 2012

Recently acquired in a trade and repotted into a 14in diameter container yesterday

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cactusmcharris

Keith,

Lovely combo.

Do you allow it to vine on something (I'm imagining you making a diamond trellis out of clay)?

    Bookmark   October 14, 2012 at 12:52PM
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greenlarry(UK 8/9)

Want!

    Bookmark   October 14, 2012 at 1:30PM
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mi_co(MA - zone 6)

Fantastic !

    Bookmark   October 14, 2012 at 2:28PM
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caudex1

Jeff,
If you look close there is a branch I placed in the pot for the vines to cling to

    Bookmark   October 14, 2012 at 4:14PM
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aftermidnight Zone7b B.C. Canada

Amazing, never seen anything like it.

Annette

    Bookmark   October 14, 2012 at 4:20PM
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caudex1

Here it is in full leaf. Took it to the club meeting for show n tell

    Bookmark   November 29, 2012 at 12:38AM
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TT, zone 5b MA

Love that.

    Bookmark   November 29, 2012 at 6:25AM
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greenman28 NorCal 7b/8a

Fantastic! Love the composition.

Josh

    Bookmark   November 29, 2012 at 10:36AM
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stephanie_kay(5a IL)

How beautiful! Tried a small one once, lost it after 2 years.

    Bookmark   November 29, 2012 at 6:43PM
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wantonamara Z8 CenTex

very cool

    Bookmark   November 29, 2012 at 6:47PM
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Dzitmoidonc(6)

Aftermidnight, I've seen many other plants this nice. His other ones. The reflection of this plant in the pot is genius. Growing a collection of caudices is beyond that.

Jeff, I imagined a clay lace backdrop for the vine. The vine would grow in perfect, even twirls. The holes in the lace are heart-shaped, reflecting the leaves.
You gonna work on that, Keith? ;)

    Bookmark   November 29, 2012 at 8:48PM
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cactusmcharris

Pete,

The breeze winds through the heart-shaped holes, as a longing for plants free of pest is moaned, accompanied by a harp plucked plaintively? That one?

    Bookmark   November 29, 2012 at 10:14PM
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Dzitmoidonc(6)

Plaintive harps. Must be the Irish wind moaning, and a Celtic lass plucking.

    Bookmark   November 29, 2012 at 10:33PM
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