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  • Dioscorea alata
    Water Yam / Purple Yam
    NOTE : These are SEEDS produced by a flower -NOT tubers--No refunds or returns

    NO Shipments to Florida or pacific island regions/ Australia-New Zealand etc.


     Vivid violet to purple tubers are the namesake of this plant. The yams are mainly used in desserts and ice cream flavors in addition to a wide variety of pastries. Plants should be grown in containers to prevent spreading to undesired locations. This large herbaceous perennial vine has purplish stem color and bright green heart shaped leaves. Tubers can be mashed, boiled fried or roasted. Harvest time: 7-12 Months from planting

    Fun Facts:

    1.         This plant has been in use since ancient times3. Yams are not related to sweet potatoes
    2.          There are 118 calories per 100 grams (3.5oz) of yam

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    Tropical Garden SEEDS-NOTTubers-20 Rare Seeds- Dioscorea alata

    $5.00 Regular Price
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