Japanese Yam

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Japanese Yam

$19.95

Very popular in Japan, this attractive, perennial vine is prized for its heart-shaped foliage, fall blooms, and tasty and nutritious tubers, which are formed both underground and on aerial branches.

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Product Description

Very popular in Japan, this attractive, perennial vine is prized for its heart-shaped foliage, fall blooms, and tasty and nutritious tubers, which are formed both underground and on aerial branches.

Latin Name: Dioscorea nipponica

Site and Soil: Climbing Yams like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.

RootstockDescription: 

Pollination Requirements: Climbing Yams do not require pollination.

Hardiness:Climbing Yams can be grown where temperatures fall to minus 25° F. 

Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting.

Size at Maturity: 8-10 ft. in width on fence or other support.

Bloom Time: Spring & Fall

Ripening Time: Tubers are ready in fall.

Yield: 5-10 lbs.

Pests & Diseases: Climbing Yams are not bothered by pests or diseases.

USDA Zone: 5

Sunset Western Zone: Not listed

Sunset Northeast Zone: Not listed

Additional Information

Pot Size

1 Gallon