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Thomas Roland ?

Discussion in 'THE CROTON SOCIETY' started by Moose, Nov 17, 2010.

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  1. Moose

    Moose Esteemed Member

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    This is an old cultivar that was sold by the Royal Palm Nursery in Oneco, FL. Has this cultivar survived? Described in Dr. Frank Brown's FLORIDA'S BEAUTIFUL CROTONS (1960)

    Anyone have this one? :rolleyes:
     
  2. Moose

    Moose Esteemed Member

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    Well -with the heavy response for this cultivar here, it may be an "Alas poor Thomas Roland ..." :rolleyes:
     
  3. Crotonologist

    Crotonologist Active Member

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    Googling and binging produced absolutely nothing, nada, zip, zero for a croton with this name, but hey I tried...
     
  4. Jeff Searle

    Jeff Searle Well-Known Member

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    No, and thanks to Moose and you, you guys tried. This might be one of those long lost varieties that is history. Without a picture somewhere on this cultivar, there's just no one around that would be old enough and a sharp memory to know it if he saw it.
     
  5. Crotonologist

    Crotonologist Active Member

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  6. Moose

    Moose Esteemed Member

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