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Looking for: Cryptocoryne aponogetifolia

Discussion in 'General Plant Topics' started by Russ, Apr 21, 2007.

  1. Russ

    Russ Guest

    I've been trying to lay my hands on this forever. C. aponogetifolia. Anybody have any leads on this?

    Tom, I asked about this over a year ago and you said you knew someone with a pond full of it in Florida. Were you ever able to contact them about getting some?:)

    thanks,

    -Russ
     
  2. Tom Barr

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    Yea, Bob Olson's buddy has it.
    Many of the folks in Singapore sell it.

    It comes in every so often.
    It gets huge BTW.
    3ft

    Regards,
    Tom Barr
     
  3. SuperColey1

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    Aquatic Magic is selling some on ebay.

    As usual he has got loads of not so common plants on there

    I'm gona get the lace plant though

    Andy
     
  4. Russ

    Russ Guest

    I did a search in his store but didn't find it, also, nowhere on ebay. Can you give me a llink? :confused:
     
  5. Russ

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    Tom,

    I should probably know who Bob Olson is, but I don't. I did a search in the members directory to no avail. Can you give me a pointer in the right direction and I'll see if I can get a treasure map to the lost pond of C. aponogetifolia? :)


    Andy,

    You're probably thinking of the genus, "Aponogeton," not the species Cryptocoryne aponogetifolia, which is in a different genus.

    -Russ
     
  6. sherry

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    I just googled, and I dont' think Tom is misunderstanding .. that plant is huge. !!!
     
  7. Russ

    Russ Guest

    It was Andy's post I was referring to, not Tom's. Tom is always right.:D
     
  8. Tom Barr

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    Except when he is wrong, which is more than many know.
    You wonder why I know what I know?
    Lots of times being wrong:p
    Trying it and going "dang!"
    Back to the drawing board............ho hum..........
    But it's like anything, Mt biking a particularly technical trail without putting the foot down and breaking one's neck, arranging the rocks just right after 40 attempts, never happy with a scape, spending 3 years trying to get rid of BBA.

    I do not think Bob is really into the hobby anymore BTW.

    Vendors from SG often sell it as mentioned.
    It's a big giant weed. Try C. usteriana instead.

    I'd grow it and as it made a new runner, I'd sell the giant mother plant and start again.

    Regards,
    Tom Barr
     
  9. Russ

    Russ Guest

    I've been thinking about that and I actually know where I can get it.

    thanks.
     
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