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Dioscorea nipponica COMMON YAM (5 seeds)


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Yam, Chinese yam or Dioscorea is an exotic and tropical climbing plant.
It is a perennial that comes from southern Asia.
Its large roots are edible.
Its seeds are small and flat like those gentian or tomato tree.

This plant is mainly used for its therapeutic benefits.
It is widely used in China in preparations to treat many ailments.

The tuber, like that of the yam, is edible.
It is composed mainly of nutrients stored for plant growth.
One of the main proteins is being studied for its benefits on the body, like gojiaztec berry or jiaogulan.

The ideal time to sow yam seeds is during the summer period.

Leave the seeds to soak for 12 hours in lukewarm water to break dormancy.
Then, prepare a box of fine horticultural soil and place the seeds on the surface.
Place a thin layer of substrate and water gently with a spray system.
Finally, place the culture in a warm and humid area, the ideal remains the greenhouse at a temperature close to 30°C.

Germination will generally begin 3 to 6 weeks after sowing the seeds.

  • Easy to grow.
  • Exotic climbing plant.
  • Untreated reproducible seeds.
  • Has many medicinal properties.
  • Edible tuber.

Exotic and tropical plant seeds to grow in a greenhouse, veranda or in a mild climate.


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Dioscorea nipponica COMMON YAM (5 seeds)

Dioscorea nipponica COMMON YAM (5 seeds)


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