- To: lindsey
- Subject: Re: Danger!
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Dewey Fisk)
- Date: Mon, 3 Feb 1997 22:06:26 -0600
>A short time ago it was mentioned to not plant Gonotopus and another Genus in
>your garden because they can become too invasive and become weeds. I live
>in Florida and would like to put some of my plants in the garden so I will
>have less pots to take care of. Does anyone have a list of aroids that
>become too enthusiastic when set free? I don't want to give any of mine
>early parole if they can't be trusted.
Gonatopus boivinii and Zamioculcus zamiifolia are the only two that I know
of that will really take over on the ground. Of course, if you have trees,
Pothos and most of the Monstera will go wild. But, with the vines, this is
the fun of it.. Let them go. It will not hurt the tree and it looks good.
I have a neighbor that chops and cusses Pothos but I think it looks good.
At one time, I put a different Philo. or Monstera on each tree in the yard.
Sure, they took over but that's the reason they were there.
Dewey E. Fisk, Plant Nut
THE PHILODENDRON PHREAQUE
Davie, Florida 33328
FAX: (954) 680-0305
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