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Re: Plant ID
On Wed, 4 Aug 1999, David Ozenne wrote:
> Identifying a plant based on a rough description is pretty hard,
> but if I had to guess, I'd guess that you bought one of PetCo's
> specialties: A non-aquatic plant. Actually, what you described
> sounds a lot like a "Chinese evergreen" (aglaonema) variety or
> perhaps a diffenbachia, neither will survive long term submerged.
> I hope I'm wrong about your plant, of course. But if it is an
> aglaonema, they make wonderful houseplants. They very tolerant
> of a wide range of light levels and watering. Sort of like the
> houseplant equivalent of anubias, I suppose.
And it could always be grown emersed, with its roots in the water. Time
to start a paludarium, maybe? :)
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