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Apr 16, 2018 3:28 AM CST
Alberta, Canada (Zone 3a)
I remember, for a period of a few years, my mom would constantly buy 'lucky bean' plants from Home Depot. None would ever survive for more than a few months as they usually rotted, but that's probably because there were pebbles glued on and everything, plus the pot was quite small. I haven't seen them for sale anywhere for quite a while now, but as Mother's Day is approaching and I know that this is one way to get another plant (hint hint wink wink), I want to try to find one. I live in Calgary, so if anybody in Calgary knows a good place to get a real lucky bean that's been well-cared for, please do tell!
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Apr 16, 2018 12:50 PM CST
Name: Will Creed
NYC
Prof. plant consultant & educator
They are available online. Check with local nurseries and ask if their wholesaler suppliers can get one for you.
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Contact me directly at wcreed@HorticulturalHelp.com
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Apr 17, 2018 5:50 AM CST
Name: Sally
central Maryland (Zone 7b)
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I've only ever seen it in a store, once.
Plant it and they will come.
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Apr 18, 2018 10:59 AM CST
Alberta, Canada (Zone 3a)
WillC said:They are available online. Check with local nurseries and ask if their wholesaler suppliers can get one for you.

I don't usually buy things online since I'm not sure of how good the source is, especially for plants.
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Apr 18, 2018 1:05 PM CST
Name: Will Creed
NYC
Prof. plant consultant & educator
Your concern is legitimate especially because plants are perishable and easily damaged by temperature extremes and rough handling. Look for online suppliers that are exclusively in the garden/plant business and ask what their guarantee or return policies are.
Will Creed
Horticultural Help, NYC
www.HorticulturalHelp.com
Contact me directly at wcreed@HorticulturalHelp.com
I now have a book available on indoor plant care
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Apr 20, 2018 3:45 PM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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Wish there were just packages of the seeds near the house plants. It would be so fun to try to sprout lucky beans & a lot of other "house plants" that could be grown from seed.
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