Re: Philo. "xanadu"
From: Neil Crafter <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Monday, November 16, 1998 11:05 AM
Subject: Re: Philo. "xanadu"
Neil Crafter wrote:
> DeaJulius Boos wrote:
> > Dear All,
> > Does anyone know the origins/parentage of Philodendron "xanadu"? I`ve
> > heard several stories, but no facts.
> > Thanks and cheers,
> > Julius
> > firstname.lastname@example.org
> Dear Julius...as a keen Philo collector I too have asked that question.
> I did ask Tom Croat if he knew and he couldn't help. The plant appears
> from its growth form to belong to section Meconostigma and I have had my
> plant for well over seven years and the narrow trunks are only about
> 0.5m high. I am also puzzled as to what its parents might be, given the
> pinnatifid, relatively small leaves...it also has the most pungent
> ,acrid sap of any Philodendron I know. On the tag when I bought it was
> Philodendron cv. Winterbourn "Xanadu". Any help?
> kind regards Neil
> Neil Crafter Adelaide Australia
Thanks for taking the time to answer. I have addressed this issue at some
length in my answer to Bob Riffle, which should be posted about the same
time as this, so check it out and let me know your thoughts.
Keep in touch.