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Nepenthes alata

Posted by kempshott (My Page) on
Wed, Apr 11, 07 at 13:43

My nepenthes alata grows vigorously (it's about 6 feet tall) but most of the pitchers die back - see photo. I only use rain water and it's never seen fertiliser. It's in a well-lit, south-facing conservatory in southern England but not in direct sun
 
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RE: Nepenthes alata

6 feet!!! big plant. how soon do the pitcers die off. they should live for at least a month.


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RE: Nepenthes alata

Thats usually a direct problem with humidity. Try increasing it


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