Speckles on the leaves

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Speckles on the leaves

Postby redcrx » Jul 28, 2011 11:06 am

Many types have speckles running along the pedicle and into the leaf but I have not seen one that goes as much as Purple Heart but this might just be a random leaf. ( I have seen some pictures of Almost that go pretty far.)

Purple Heart 11 1716pz30.jpg

's Treasure 11 1721pz30.jpg

Red Alert 11 1725pz30.jpg

Secret Treasure 11 1768pz30.jpg
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Speckles on the leaves



Re: Speckles on the leaves

Postby Chris_W » Aug 01, 2011 11:30 am

Thanks for comparing all of those different red stemmed plants Ed. Yes, Purple Heart really comes up into the leaf a lot, especially the new growth on our plants this summer. Some of the smaller leaves probably had red coming up into about 20% of the leaf. Pretty impressive!

I can't wait to find a good source for Secret Treasure. That looks promising :D

Thanks again for sharing!

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