These beautiful turtle-like plants from Southern Africa will be a great addition to your collection of African succulents. It's a very easy succulent to grow. Dioscorea (also known as Testudinaria elephantipes) grows long vines with wonderful leaves. Get yours while supplies last.
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Dioscorea elephantipes comes from the Southern Africa.
The plants that are being sold are 6 years old seedlings.
These plants love direct sunlight and need temperatures above 10° C.
Watering the plant thoroughly once a week during it's growth season is sufficient.
Once you water the plant, let the soil dry out completely before next watering.
During winter time when the plant stops it's growth season, it can be watered only once a month. Keep the temperature above 10° C.
Please note that the plant may lose it's leaves during winter time. No need to worry, they will grow back again when the Spring comes!
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It is possible to order a phytosanitary certificate for your order. The cost is $20 per order, regardless of the quantity of the plants. You can choose to include one in the checkout when choosing the shipping method.
Issuing the certificate may delay the shipping by up to 2 weeks. We will inform you about the shipping via e-mail.
Please note all plants are shipped with neither the pot nor the soil to prevent any damage to the plants and to comply with worldwide import regulations regarding soil. We sometimes cut the leaves as well to ensure a safer transit for the plant.
Not satisfied with the plants your received? No worries! Send them back to us and we will refund you the cost of the plants and the cost of the return shipping! Or we can send you new plants, it's up to you.
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