Re: NANFA-- Small Tanks- Fish Love Roots
Sun, 5 Jan 2003 21:42:56 EST

In a message dated 1/5/03 8:39:08 PM, writes:

<< Anyone know where I could get my hands on Carolina Ash or Willow seeds for

my backyard tubs this summer? >>

Growing from cuttings is the easiest if you can find a tree along a creek. I
wonder about the effect of the salicylic acid from which the genus name Salix
is derived. Salicylic acid and salicylates (like aspirin) have medicinal
effects. I have not found any sources for seeds. I use Philodendron type
vines (from Peter Rollo) and they really help purify the water, in my

Lee Harper
Media, PA
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