Plant and Seed Trading forum: looking for Puya berteroana

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Name: Duane
Gresham OR (Zone 8a)
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duane456
Feb 13, 2013 12:10 PM CST
H,i looking for this rare seed. Interesting plant for Chile.
Puya berteroana
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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Xeramtheum
Feb 13, 2013 1:05 PM CST
You are aware that the plant takes over 20 years to flower then promptly dies? I have a 2 year old berteroana and alpestris, both grown from seed I'd be willing to part with but only for something really REALLY special! You can see pictures of both in the ATP Plant Database.

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