Re: Varigated ZZ`s and more.
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artificially induced variegates are selling at prices normally
reserved for CARS. Herm does not like this.
>I have a young variegated ZZ bought on ebay. Just a warning. It came
>with two variegated young leaves. Since then the next three were
>green or yellow, not variegated. This plant may be so unstable I'd
>think twice before forking over big bucks for one.
>I use to work in a mutagenesis lab and there are nasty chemicals
>like nitrosomethylurea that cause plastid mutations at high
>frequency when seed is soaked in the solution. It is also in the top
>5 known carcinogens so I'd suggest anyone thinking of getting rich
>on new variegated plants by using such chemicals, plan on having an
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