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Porroglossum josei

Discussion in 'Wanted' started by Gabriel Urbina, Jul 12, 2021.

  1. Gabriel Urbina

    Gabriel Urbina Member

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    Anyone know a source for these in the US? I don't have any luck getting this one imported, they always fuss and die on me or arrive completely rotted or rotting.
     
  2. dex356

    dex356 Active Member

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    Hi Gabriel... I have had the same problem... I have purchased 4 from Ecuagenera at 2 different times, they were large divisions and 3 out of the 4 basically lost all there leaves within a week of arrival and opening... They were very good at replacing the ones that did not make it... One has hopefully made it but it still lost 3/4 of the leaves and growing for the last 6 months... I ordered another on for the February SF POE Show... i hope it arrives in good shape! Good luck with your hunt... Dexter
     
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  3. scruffy

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    I love this one.
    It is a bit sensitive plant that does not like totally drying out or extreme temperature swing.
    I also tried to import via Ecuagenera, but it never succeeded so, got the current one, a division from my friend.
    It's not too uncommon so, find someone local who already has it is another good way to get it.
     
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  4. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    You might try Dan Newman of Hanging Gardens in San Francisco.
     
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  5. Gabriel Urbina

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    Dex, let me know how that turn out. I'm nervous about ordering another imported plant of this species. It really does seem to hate the trek here. I've ordered it 3 times and none lasted longer than a week or two. They seem decline quickly.

    Thanks Marni, will send him an email!