Houseplants forum: Rhaphidora - My Wishlist Find!

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Name: StephanieL
Milwaukee, WI (Zone 5b)
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StephanieL
Mar 7, 2020 10:48 AM CST
On a trip to a local garden center this morning for a pot, I found one of my wishlist plants! I'm so excused could not believe this little rhaphidora tetrasperma was just waiting for me!!! Of course some of that moss will be removed & I'm not overly keen on the pot, but at least she's in a nursery pot and that can be easily changed. Had to share my super Saturday find!! Swoon 😍
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Name: StephanieL
Milwaukee, WI (Zone 5b)
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StephanieL
Mar 7, 2020 11:25 AM CST
And I apologize for the incorrect name - autocorrect & over excitement got the best of me. 🙃
Name: Di
Ontario, Canada (Zone 5a)
Enjoys or suffers cold winters Region: Canadian Dog Lover Birds
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rosebuddy2
Mar 7, 2020 11:46 AM CST
Congrats on your find! I know the feeling of almost disbelief when a rare find like that plant pops into view, Happened to me years ago. I saw a picture of a milk bush (Euphorbia Tirucalli) back in the days before you could order anything online. Was always wanting one and when I saw one at my nursery years later, my eyes almost popped out of my head! Scooped it up and haven't seen any since. Still doing great and gets a lot of comments. Enjoy your find!! Beautiful plant.
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Name: StephanieL
Milwaukee, WI (Zone 5b)
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StephanieL
Mar 7, 2020 11:59 AM CST
Thank you! I'm in total disbelief still lol and just in love with her 🥰
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Mar 7, 2020 12:36 PM CST
Congrats on your pretty new plant! Here's our database entry: Rhaphidophora tetrasperma
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Name: StephanieL
Milwaukee, WI (Zone 5b)
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StephanieL
Mar 7, 2020 1:37 PM CST
Thanks Lin! 🤗
Name: Gina
Florida (Zone 9a)
Tropical plant collector 35 years
Region: Florida Tropicals Aroids
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Gina1960
Mar 7, 2020 4:46 PM CST
Great find!!!
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Name: StephanieL
Milwaukee, WI (Zone 5b)
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StephanieL
Mar 7, 2020 5:47 PM CST
Thanks Gina! I'm still floored, but so happy! Working on something for her to climb on tomorrow. 😊
Name: Gina
Florida (Zone 9a)
Tropical plant collector 35 years
Region: Florida Tropicals Aroids
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Gina1960
Mar 7, 2020 8:40 PM CST
These are pretty common in Florida and used to be really cheap. We call them 'Mini-Monsters'. But the advent of the aroid craze has resulted in that they aren;t cheap anymore.
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Name: StephanieL
Milwaukee, WI (Zone 5b)
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StephanieL
Mar 8, 2020 4:38 PM CST
This one was $30 with a heavy duty pot & a $5 coupon 😁 I was very surprised. I've seen them online for the same price for a cutting smh I could never justify that no matter how badly I wanted one. Supply & demand I suppose.
Name: Gina
Florida (Zone 9a)
Tropical plant collector 35 years
Region: Florida Tropicals Aroids
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Gina1960
Mar 8, 2020 4:48 PM CST
Great deal!!!!!
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Name: StephanieL
Milwaukee, WI (Zone 5b)
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StephanieL
Mar 8, 2020 5:01 PM CST
I thought so too! 😁

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