Yam
Dioscorea
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers hot summer (average over 22 °C) and cold winter (average under 15 °C) climates.
pH range 6.6 - 7.5
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

Photo

Names

Family Dioscoreaceae

Characteristics

Growth form vine - climbing plant
Hardiness USDA 9 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -7°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • green
  • pink
  • white
  • yellow
Leaf color
  • green