Kedrostis africana Family: Curcurbitaceae. An attractive caudiciform vine with dissected leaves. The caudex is a combination of the taproot and the base of the stem. The caudex grows larger faster when the root portion is below the soil. Many growers keep the root buried for several years then raise it once the plant starts to mature. But it will form a caudex if the root is raised early, just slower. Vines can be trimmed to shape or allowed to scramble around. Likes lots of light and regular watering during the growing season. Protect from frost.
You will receive a plant shown in in image 6 or one similar. It is shown growing in a 4" pot. Last image shows a mature plant.
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