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PlantFiles: Cyphostemma
Cyphostemma elephantopus

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Family: Vitaceae (vee-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cyphostemma (sy-foh-STEM-uh) (Info)
Species: elephantopus (el-eh-fun-TOE-pus) (Info)

5 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Vines and Climbers
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On Sep 14, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Weird but ornamental caudiciform deciduous vine from Madagascar. Huge above ground root up to 5' tall- and smooth, dark brown with concentric rings. Looks like a big brown rock. Not too hardy. Only seen them recently for sale in So Cal... $$$$... hope the buyers can keep from rotting them.



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