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Edible Air Potato (Dioscorea bulbifera) - Buy, Sell & Trade

 
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Hello.
I don't do fourms much. But cam across this and you know I thought I'd reply..

I'm Tefoe btw.
 
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Had to sign up....

I'm the original collector/selector of Tefoe purple & Tefoe Red(red vine bulbifera), Tefoe yellow.

These are pretty awesome "root" crops.
I've tried to collect as many as possible over the years, but its not as easy keeping the bulbifera alive & going as the other dioscorea I collect. Not that they're difficult, just that you have to keep up with them or they don't always regrow every year like the more vigorous types... and you know, life & cool super productive, rare crops, just gets away from you.

Anyway, I'd like to see this thread keep growing.
If you have questions I'll try to answer.
I've researched & done extensive swamp hunt'in for these edible bulbifera and you would fall over if you saw the diversity in these "wild" bulbifera throughout the southern US.
Definitely BS that these where a one time introduction that just happened to be toxic....

(LET ME KNOW if you have edible bulbifera. I would like to buy them. Thank you! )

TEFOE (To Ensure Food On Earth)
 
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Hi, thanks for posting. I planted several bulbiferas 2 years along the tree line of a peanut field across the street from my house. I’ll walk over when I get a chance and check to see if I have any bulbils. If I have any I’ll send you some.
 
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Nice to hear from you!
Do you know what variety they are?
I am very interested in them. Just let me know & we can work something out.


TEFOE(To Ensure Food On Earth)
 
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They are ‘Hawaii’ variety.
 
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Awesome.
Let me know. Maybe we can trade.
 
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I checked where I planted the bulbifera and I found nothing. I don’t know if they went dormant of died. I also planted some along a fence and I don’t see any of them. My other yams are growing fine but for what ever reason all of my bulbiferas aren’t growing. I’m sorry for getting hopes up but now I’m looking for bulbiferas now too.
 
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Hi Cesar, are you still willing to ship these? I’m in the US.
 
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Hi Cesar, what variety of dioscorea do you have in your garden this year?  If so, tell me which ones are available for shipping to Italy.  Best regards
 
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Hi Ronan,

I live in Houston too and would be interested in trading plants.

I have sent you a personal message with more details.

Thanks,
 
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