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Wrongly named seed?

Post by Alfran » Sun Aug 13, 2006 6:26 pm

Hi
I bought some seed as Aloe Victoria Regina but the resulting plants don't seem anything like the ones I've seen.
Welcome any suggestions as to what they might be.
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Re: Wrongly named seed?

Post by terricolor » Sun Aug 13, 2006 6:31 pm

I think it is a Agave stricta

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Re: Wrongly named seed?

Post by iann » Sun Aug 13, 2006 6:41 pm

They both begin with "A" :)

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Re: Wrongly named seed?

Post by Tina » Sun Aug 13, 2006 9:28 pm

HI Alfran

Does look similar to some seedlings I have as A.stricta nana, I have some 2 yr old seedlings of A.vict- reg if you want one ? (PM me).

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Re: Wrongly named seed?

Post by Bill » Sun Aug 13, 2006 9:53 pm

Also looks like my hurteri seedlings although mine are much smaller. LOL

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Re: Wrongly named seed?

Post by Vic » Sun Aug 13, 2006 9:55 pm

Looks very stricta like to me.

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Re: Wrongly named seed?

Post by Bill » Sun Aug 13, 2006 10:14 pm

Perhaps mine are stricta too or do all agaves start of grass like?

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Re: Wrongly named seed?

Post by Alfran » Mon Aug 14, 2006 3:20 pm

Hi,
Many thanks for your comments. I made a mistake and meant to say Agave VR not Aloe, but as Iann says - they both begin with 'A' :)
Looking at the plant again, with reference books, it does look very much like stricta.
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