B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Dioscorea dregeana is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - climber
Flower or inflorescence:
capsules like bunches of dry grapes
GREY felted under (upper parts toxic)
|Dioscorea dregeana sales history
| Parts of Dioscorea dregeana are considered toxic.
Synonyms (alternative names) for Dioscorea dregeana:
|Dioscorea dregeana var. hutchi,|
Common names for Dioscorea dregeana:
|(folk:narcotic,dangerous highly toxic), (tox:dioscorine & steroidal saponins), (tox:WHO Ib), Wild Yam,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|6||: Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List|
|19||: Everlasting and Dried Flower Seeds Australian and Other|
|26||: Succulent Plant Seed List|
|37||: South African Native and Introduced Plants|
|39||: Climbing Plant Seeds|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|44||: Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties|
|131||: Toxic Plants|
|Some of the deadliest known poisons are found in plants. Some major food plants, eaten by millions of people every day, have toxic parts.|
|720||: Fire Resistant Plants|
|Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Dioscorea dregeana seeds will usually germinate in 21-36 days.