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Re: 'Self-heading' Philodendrons.
From: "Julius Boos" ju-bo at email.msn.com> on 2001.09.05 at 08:24:56(7352)|
Good thought, but I believe that Eduardo has tried this method. In the
original description on the species, [Aroideana Vol. 2, No. 3, 1979] Dr.
Simon Mayo mentions that this species was then being cultivated by the
famous and late Roberto B-Marx in Brazil, and there is a photo of a seedling
w/ about 5 cordate leaves that was being grown at Kew, so I had hoped that
somewhere someone had this plant in coultvation, but it seems that I was
Does anyone on this list know if Alvim Siedel in Brazil offers seed of any
of the following species--
P. saxicolum, P. adamantinium or P. leal-costae??
Thanks and good growing.
>>I remember reading, perhaps 40 years ago, in the late, lamented Aquarium|
Magazine a column by the publisher William T. Innes that a Monstera
the Temple University greenhouse in Philadelphia had grown roots into a fish
tank and had suddenly taken off with larger and holier leaves than ever
Perhaps a cutting of P. leal-costae fastened to the edge of an aquarium
Whitewater Wisconsin USA
Eduardo Goncalves wrote:
> P. leal-costae has been proven to be hard to cultivate, even in Brazil. I
> have tried and it didn?t work for me. As far as I could observe, it always
> grows in Bromeliad?s tanks, so maybe they need something I couldn?t give
> them (besides stanting water). I have never found it in cultivation here
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