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variegation

Posted by jon1949 z7 north tx. (My Page) on
Tue, May 9, 06 at 11:26

Hi, I've grown lime zinger for several years but this is the first time I've seen variegation on the leaves.There is dark green,white and gray.john

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RE: variegation

Oh, that's nice, John! Cross your fingers that it holds it and that new leaves have more--you could make your fortune (or grow a very pretty plant that no one else has!) Are you looking, Randy English?


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Mine get a few patches like that from time to time, usually with just different shades of darker green. It comes and goes and is always just a tiny spot, like yours.


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Mine also get the darker green patches on occassion. I've never noticed white.


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Any more variegation?


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I always find it fascinating how a light patch of unexpected variegation is so often accompanied by a patch that is DARKER than the base color of the plant. I always think of different colored paint pigments standing up and walking to opposite corners or something. LOL. Of course, there is nothing like paint pigment involved in the process but I still find it very curious.


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