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Prices:
$200.00 Robyn's Nest (2001) O.S.
Descriptions:
=kikutii var. polyneuron 'Katsuragawa Beni'.
An outstanding rarity from Japan, the red from the petioles speckles into the wavy, green leaves.
It was found in the wild by Mr. Hiroshi Masaoka at Nomura village on Shikoku Island.
It was tentatively named 'Katsuragawa Beni' (Beni = red in Japanese) by Mr. Toshiro Shimizu [Toyozo].
According to it's DNA it is close to the kikutii complex.
Progeny:
'A Dog of Flanders' seedling
'Holar Red Wine' = 'Harry van de Laar' x PP
'Maryland Longhorns' seedling
'Miss Ruby' hybrid
'Nello and Patrasche' seedling
'Red Alert' hybrid
'Red Corvette' = 'Almost' x PP
'Red Rover' = PP x 'Uncle Albert'
'Valley's Tonkatsu' = 'Goldbrook Grebe' x PP