I.D. needed on houseplant

Colin Mitchell Beier cbeier at vt.edu
Tue Sep 5 22:29:18 EST 2000


perhaps a Dracaena spp. or some other widely cultivated member of "tropical
palms"
most of what these stores sell is pretty common so you should be able to
figure it out.
good luck.  i think SJ might be on the right track as well.

cmb

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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