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Old 01-24-2013, 08:56 PM   #102 (permalink)
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Default Re: Water suckers

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Originally Posted by Johngoldcoast View Post
If you plant a water sucker and it grows will it produce its own sword suckers as it gets bigger? I think I may have been given water suckers and have planted those.
Yes, if it eventually grows a big, healthy corm. There is no genetic difference between sword and water suckers. They difference is the size of the corm and so the energy reserves. A water sucker may be slower to establish and produce a smaller bunch, but once the mat gets established, it'll be no different.
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