nowadays it's becoming as though any plant you care to think of is also
available variegated. Plumerias, and a whole range of unlikely
ornamentals and even fruit trees can now be had with variegation.
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On
Behalf Of George Yao
Sent: Monday, October 29, 2007 7:22 AM
To: Discussion of aroids
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Varigated ZZ`s and more.
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.
At 10/29/2007 01:04 AM, you wrote:
> From : Ken Mosher <email@example.com>
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of aroids <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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>Subject : Re: [Aroid-l] Forms
of ZZ plant -thanks + a tissue culture
>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
>plants of varigated Philodendron goeldii for sale in Asia, and even in other
>plant families way too many varigated cultivars are turning up for
>to be by chance.
>Does anyone have any info. on this??
> >>The very expensive Zamioculcas for sale at the IAS show
>That's why it was $100. There were several rooted cuttings in each
>plastic sleeve and there were two available for sale.
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