Elephant foot, Turtle shell - extremely rare plant.... more
Dioscorea mexicana - 4-6" caudex
Elephant foot, Turtle shell - extremely rare plant. Caudex grows up to one meter in habitat, resembling an elephant's foot, segmented into geometric patterns; smaller plants look like tortoises. A collectors item, but remarkably easy to grow. It will be with you for years with no effort. It is a wonderful conversation piece! See Growing directions. Caudex - 6-8 years old.