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I just learned... that is how you pronounce it

For years, I was unsure of how to pronounce "coir", the coconut husk fiber. Was it like "choir"? Or "core"? I just never got around to looking it up and I always stumbled over the word. Finally looked it up today and according to two online dictionaries, it is pronounced "COY-er". Just thought this might help someone else.

And oh yeah, I learned a year or so ago that Kalanchoe is pronounced "kal-un-KOH-ee" (not "ka-lan-choh").

And Pentas are always "Pentas", even if you have only one.

What gardening names or terms give you a hard time?

Carol in Jacksonville


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