Re-potting caudex plant advise please.

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Re: Re-potting caudex plant advise please.

Post by wildedges » Wed Sep 15, 2021 12:45 am

I hadn't appreciated that these are true climbing plants until I found this vine wrapped around a tomato stem today. I'll probably just cut the vine back rather than untangle it though.
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Re: Re-potting caudex plant advise please.

Post by MatDz » Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:25 am

Would that be Dioscorea el...? If so, their wines and leaves are surprisingly durable and hard to break or snip off (except at the base, guess how I learned!), so it might be worth saving some of it.
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Re: Re-potting caudex plant advise please.

Post by Pattock » Wed Sep 15, 2021 9:14 am

Fockea vines are really tough, you could unwind it with no problem.

The flowers look exactly like the Fockea edulis I had, before I ate it.

I assume the caudex has grown bigger?
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