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(hardy in zones 5-10)
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(Chinese yam; Shan yao) Tall climbing vine with white, cinnamon-scented flowers and edible tubers that weigh up to 2kg (5lb). Traditionally used as a herbal tonic and as a contraceptive. It stimulates the stomach and the spleen and has been used to treat diabetes, asthma, diarrhea, and emotional instability. Reported to have survived zone 3 in Alberta. Propagated by small aerial-borne bulbils.
Note: The name Dioscorea oppositifolia is often misapplied to this plant.
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$4.75/ea, $11.40/3 plants, $36.00/12 plants
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