I.D. needed on houseplant

Norman Frank ngfrank at bellsouth.net
Tue Sep 5 21:15:19 EST 2000


     Stephen....Yes, you have the idea, it does look a lot like Yucca, but
the leaves are not symmetrically arranged around the top of the trunk like
yucca. I could post a small jpeg image of my plant if the newsgroup rules
allow it...Norman ngfrank at bellsouth.net


Stephen Jankalski <CEREOID at prodigy.net> wrote in message
news:8p4758$1ifs$1 at newssvr03-int.news.prodigy.com...

>
> I don't have enough info to be able to say if its Yucca elephantipes or
not.
>
>
> "Norman Frank" <ngfrank at bellsouth.net> wrote in message
> news:LSft5.6648$RY2.57491 at news4.mco...
> >      I was in Home Depot and bought a plant hoping my  wife could
identify
> > it, but she thinks it is a "corn plant' and it doesn't exactly match the
> > picture. They had a whole table of them, and it only costs $15, so I
> imagine
> > its pretty common.
> >      The plant stands about 3-4 feet high and is in a 10 inch pot. The
> main
> > feature is the trio of naked trunks each about 1-2 inches in diameter.
> These
> > look like small sapling trunks, but they don't have any leaves on them
> with
> > the exception of a single "tuft" of vegetation sticking out the side
near
> > the top (which does sort of resemble the leaves of a corn plant). The
tops
> > of the trunks seem to be cut off and covered with black paint or tar.
> >      The info-sheet included is nonspecific, and calls it  a FOLIAGE,
> > requiring rather standard care. Any help would be appreciated.
> > Thanks....Norman
> >
> > Norman Frank   nfrank at bellsouth.net
> >
> >
>
>







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