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  Re: [Aroid-l] More info.-'New' commercial aroids in pots
From: "Julius Boos" <ju-bo at msn.com> on 2006.12.21 at 23:06:44(14983)
Reply-To : Discussion of aroids
Sent : Monday, December 18, 2006 11:44 PM
To : "Discussion of aroids"
Subject : Re: [Aroid-l] 'New' commercial aroids in pots

Dear Friends,

I managed to get some more info. on the other potted, vineing aroid I
mentioned, I even have a small cutting which I will grow. I am told that
it is brand new, not on the actual market as yet, is being produced by
"Craft Nurserys", is being called "Pothos "splash", I hear that they will
introduce it to the next big TPIE show in Ft. Laud. . I have the small
cutting in front of me, a leaf (all leaves are about the same size at this
stage in a FULL pot) is 6" X 4", and is a deeper, darker green as a basic
color, with large areas or splashes of a silver-grey color, a really
beautiful plant, the markings are much more 'random' than on the R.
cryptantha, and the petioles though short (2 1/2") are visible and not a
shingle-type plant, no pulverinus like in the common yellow-and-green
"Pothis', and with a leaf sheath almost from the base to where the blade
begins. Of course, being in tissue culture, EVERYONE will soon have it..
The texture is thick, almost like soft leather. I wonder what genus it
belongs in??


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