Joshua Young
Mon, 29 Aug 2011 14:52:24 PDT

   I'm not really sure how old that's happened to Clivia but my Hippeastrum
reverted within a year or so after they started growing out variegated, it
was quite sad, they looked so cool with the variegated leaves and SADLY I
was hoping to have pictures of my H. papilio blooming with the variegated

On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 5:08 PM, Susan B <> wrote:

> I think the amount of variegation can also be affected by fertilizer type
> and amount of shade.  I had a variegated banana that used to burn on the
> white parts, and I put it in some rather strong shade, the variegation
> lessened quite a bit.  The next summer it was in more sun, and grew much
> more variegated.  I've heard of others that used a high nitrogen fertilizer
> and the variegated bananas got much more green.
> I've had some variegated Clivias for over 10 years, there is only one plant
> that is not strongly variegated. None of the plants have changed variegation
> amounts significantly over that time.
> How old and how many leaves did the Clivias have when they reverted?
> Susan B
> East TN
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