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Chinese Yam(Dioscorea polystachya)薯蕷or山藥

Chinese Yam (Dioscorea polystachya)薯蕷or山藥


Chinese Yam (Dioscorea polystachya) fresh tuber. 薯蕷or山藥的根.

2017-05-12 - Copy

Chinese Yam(Dioscorea polystachya) aerial tubers. 薯蕷or山藥的零餘子.

2017-06-12 Chinese Yam(Dioscorea polystachya)薯蕷or山藥 - Copy

Chinese Yam(Dioscorea polystachya) aerial tuber is sprouting! 薯蕷or山藥的零餘子開始發芽生長了!

2017-06-16 Chinese Yam(Dioscorea polystachya)薯蕷or山藥 - Copy - Copy

Chinese Yam(Dioscorea polystachya) aerial tuber is growing! 薯蕷or山藥的零餘子甦醒了!

2017-07-08 Chinese Yam or Cinnamon Vine (1) - Copy

Chinese Yam(Dioscorea polystachya) aerial tuber is growing fast! 山藥零餘子的生長速度很快.

2018-07-25 Chinese Yam(Dioscorea polystachya)薯蕷or山藥 (3) - Copy

Iron Yam(Dioscorea polystachya) can be propagated by tuber. 鐵棍山藥可以根插法來繁殖.

Very cold hardy, fast growing perennial vine.  Mainly are growing for its large/long fleshy starchy tubers.  Also called  cinnamon-vine.   Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in well drained, moist and rich soil.  USDA Zones:5-11.  Mature size:10′-17′(H/L).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings, aerial tubers, tuber or division.  Medicinal.  Could be invasive in warmer climate region.

非常耐寒,生長快速的多年生藤蔓. 主要種來採收他極富澱粉的長條形塊根. 容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的排水佳的濕潤,肥沃的土壤.  耐寒也耐熱. 成熟植株可高/藤長10-17呎. 繁殖以種子,扦插,零餘子或分株的方式來進行.  既可食用也可藥用.  由於生長的限制少因此被認為是強勢植物.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_yam                                    https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%96%AF%E8%95%B7                         https://baike.baidu.com/item/铁棍山药