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"Joe" Adenium. My other name is Desert Rose. I grow quite fast and sparkle with stunning magenta and white flowers. 

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Seeds:

$2.50 for 5 seeds.

$5.00 for 5 seeds select colors

Plants

$6 each 

4 for $20

"Joe" Asparagus fal"cat"us. Joe drives the cats crazy. At mature size, he can create quite a thicket, even stop a tank.

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$6 each 

4 for $20

Joe Asparagus sprengerii. Joe can go nuts outdoors. Give him room to spread. Great addition as foliage in bouquets.

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$6 each 

4 for $20

"Joe" Beaucarnea. Joe loves to sit by a window. He'll grow to be 6' tall. When you feed him well, he'll grow a "pot belly" that his relatives are famous for.

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$6 each 

4 for $20

China Doll "Joe". Native to China. Delicate appearing foliage. Can grow into a large tree. The common name, China Doll, was given by our company at the TPIE show in 1982, inspired by the David Bowie song. Used as a street tree in Brisbane.

 

Makes a great indicator plant for gas leaks. Instantly loses its foliage.

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$6 each 

4 for $20

"Joe" Dracaena. Native to the Canary Islands. Also known as the Dragon Tree. Can live to be over 1000 years old. The orange petioles are used extensively in basket weaving. A very tough plant indoors and out.

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$6 each 

4 for $20

"Joe" False Aralia. Cultivated in Hawaii, Florida and the Canary Islands. Loves these resort-type locales. Noted for its foliage. Fun, but a little fussier than the rest of the "Joe" series.

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$6 each 

4 for $20

"Joe" Jade: Need we say more? Durable succulent, most widely cultivated.

 

 

 

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$6 each 

4 for $20

"Joe" Pachypodium

 

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I am Joe Pachypodium, probably the only pachypodium with his own Facebook page. My botanical name is Pachypodium lamerei and my parents were native to Madagascar. I was sprouted last January at Gish Foliage and I am now in a 4 inch pot-the perfect size to take home for your house. I am durable indoor plant. I am part of the Mary's Plant Pals family of house plants and I am the first in my family to join Facebook.

My parents were planted in Elfin Forest in 1985 by Gil and they have grown to be dramatic specimens. They began flowering and producing seeds in 1990. When grown in the ground I develop a thick trunk covered with spines. When I get old enough I have flowers like a Plumeria. Although I look like a Cactus, I am an old world succulent and I grow much faster than most cactus.

 

My parents flower all summer and a few of the flowers are pollinated by hand. Then around Valentines Day, the seed pods start to get bigger and form a large horn that contains the seeds. In early July these pods will start to open and the seeds are attached to a little propeller so then can float away in the wind. The pirate bugs love the pods and usually show up and hang out when they are opening. The seed picker will carefully harvest the pods and then seed is planted and will sprout within a few weeks.

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Seeds: $2.50 for 5

Plants

$6 each 

4 for $20

"Joe" Parlor Palm: An understory palm native to the Vera Cruz tropical rainforest. Very durable and the world's most widely cultivated palm.

 

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$6 each 

4 for $20

"Joe" Monstera: Native to the Vera Cruz tropical rainforest (same as Joe Parlor Palm). This is the early splitting variety and the holes in the leaves will start to make "Swiss Cheese" usually at the fifth or sixth leaf. 

From our plantation in Mexico.

 

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$6 each 

4 for $20

"Joe" Philodendron martianum: Native to Brazil. Fat petioles. Very durable, low light. Will take some direct sun as well.  

 

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$6 each 

4 for $20

"Joe" Fatsia: Native to Japan. Our company supplies the majority of the cultivated seed to the world. It is one of our specialties. Over 1 billion seeds sold in 50 years! Will grow outside as far north as Oregon and Washington.

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$6 each 

4 for $20

"Joe" Coffee: Coffee Catura, the REAL JOE! Its shiny leaves and fragrant white flowers make it a great addition to your houseplant collection. In zones 9 and above, grow it outside in full sun to part shade. To produce flowers and coffee beans, temperature must be kept above 65 F.

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Seeds:

$2.50 for 5 seeds

Plants:

$6 each 

4 for $20

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