this species is a perennial herb growing from a fleshy rhizome. It is scandent, climbing using tendrils, the stem reaching 4 meters long. The leaves are mainly alternately arranged, but they may be opposite, as well. They are somewhat lance-shaped and tipped with tendrils, and they are up 13 to 20 centimeters long. The alkaloid-rich plant has long been used as a traditional medicine in many cultures. It has been used in the treatment of gout, infertility, open wounds, snakebite, ulcers, arthritis, cholera, colic, kidney problems, typhus, itching, leprosy, bruises, sprains, hemorrhoids, cancer, impotence, nocturnal emission, smallpox, sexually transmitted diseases, and many types of internal parasites.
All parts of this plant are exremely toxic!
Growing from seeds:
growing from seeds is not easy, germination rate is poor and germination will take about 2 months.
Let your seeds soak with water for about 2 days and then sow into compost mixed with sand, about 1cm deep. Keep at a bright and warm place and be patient.
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amount of seeds 30 pieces