Re: Variegation in Anthuriums ?
- Subject: Re: Variegation in Anthuriums ?
- From: StellrJ@aol.com
- Date: Sat, 2 Mar 2002 18:16:06 -0600 (CST)
In a message dated Tue, 26 Feb 2002 4:51:13 PM Eastern Standard Time, "Julius Boos" <email@example.com> writes:
I have also seen birds nest Anthuriums
> and another large leaf hybrid called 'Anth. lazaro' ex-tissue culture with
> dasheen mosiac virus. The owner would not get rid of
> them, he thought them attractive!
<<Do adroid species get a type of mosaic virus? I had someone ask me
> yesterday if they had a special "variegated" cymbidium. What they had was a
> cymbidium with a heavy infestation of cymbidium mosaic virus.
Is it not true that, in Tulips, all the "Rembrandt"-type, or broken-color varieties, have tulip mosaic virus? This is why reputable nursuries tell you to keep broken-color tulips separate from solid colors. If this is established in the tulip trade, what is the likelihood of the same practice in the aroid trade?