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Re: Varigated ZZ`s and more.

  • Subject: Re: Varigated ZZ`s and more.
  • From: George Yao <gcyao@mydestiny.net>
  • Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2007 19:22:00 +0800

Julius,

I believe Thailand has a facility for irradiation that induces 
variegation. I have also heard that tissue culture can induce 
variegation, like, for example, some of the variegated bananas that 
has been coming out.

George Yao
Metro-Manila
Philippines

At 10/29/2007 01:04 AM, you wrote:



> From :  Ken Mosher <ken@spatulacity.com>
>Reply-To :      Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
>Sent :  Sunday, October 28, 2007 3:19 PM
>To :    Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
>Subject :       Re: [Aroid-l] Forms of ZZ plant -thanks + a tissue culture
>question
>
>
>Dear Ken,
>
>Thanks for the info:, from what I`ve heard, there is "something" going on
>with this "varigated" kick, all sorts of plants are popping up in a
>varigated form.   A friend hinted to me that there is a process being used
>to induce this varigation in MANY plants, just recently I heard of a couple
>plants of varigated Philodendron goeldii for sale in Asia, and even in other
>plant families way too many varigated cultivars are turning up for it just
>to be by chance.
>Does anyone have any info. on this??
>
>The Best,
>
>Julius
>
> >>The very expensive Zamioculcas for sale at the IAS show was variegated.
>That's why it was $100. There were several rooted cuttings in each
>plastic sleeve and there were two available for sale.
>
>-Ken Mosher


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