Yet Dioscorea - is primarily an exotic plant that not only decorate your home, but also attract the attention of your guests. Feature "elephant legs" - its tuber, which is located on the surface and resembles an elephant foot or tortoise shell. From it grow long shoots with bright green leaves.
Despite its exotic, Dioscorea quite taxing, so caring cope even novice gardeners or those who can not for some reason a lot of attention paid to care for plants.
Water the plant as the drying earthen coma, check this by using a wooden stick. In the summer watering should be stopped, but it is necessary to periodically spray it and the surface of the soil to the land is not dried up.
Repot the plant in mid-summer. To do this, use the finished pochvosmesi for cacti. At the bottom of the pot, pour drainage. However, the adult plant should be repotted once every three years. About once a month do feed complex fertilizer for cacti. If your plants turned yellow foliage or opal, it's a sign that he has entered a period of rest.
Propagate by seed yam. They are sown on the soil surface and moisturize with an atomizer, container cover glass or film and put in a warm and sunny place. As soon as the seedlings grow stronger, raspikiruyte them in different pots, and after about a year you grow amazing and wonderful "elephant leg".