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Unusual Foliage

Unusual Foliage (Graptophyllum pictum)

I really liked the foliage on this plant.

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Gratophyllum pictum is a beautiful foliage is fast growing and quite tender to cold and even cool weather. I know this plant can grown to eventually 6 - 8 feet tall. Very beautiful! I've grown this plant in the is not a very long-lived plant in my experience though... 4 - 6 years generally.

25 Oct, 2008


This one had somewhat of a pink or peach color to it. It was maybe 2 ft tall. Does it get bushy or tall usually?

26 Oct, 2008


Yes, it can get tall and busy and has many variegated's best to cut the flowers off though...I think it prevents the plant from becoming unattractive.

26 Oct, 2008


Gardengem, I liked this picture so much...I purchased a Gratophyllum pictum 'Black Magic' two days ago...and planted it in the ground yesterday. I will post a pic soon.

30 Oct, 2008


That's cool! Look forward to seeing your pic. :)

31 Oct, 2008


That Graptophyllum pictum is a beauty . I grow that one , so easy to strike a cutting in soil or just put in a glass of water till roots appear . I also have the G. alba which has green and white leaves , mine grows over 6 tf and has to be pruned by half each year , the flowers are not so interesting , I love them for the variegated leaves.

31 Oct, 2009

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