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Nepenthes pitcher plant

Posted by david1617 Gran Canaria (My Page) on
Tue, Mar 25, 14 at 17:55

Hi, just bought my first pitcher plant and the pitchers are dry, do I gave to put water in them or will the plant do it?


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RE: Nepenthes pitcher plant

You an add about a half an inch or DISTILLED water or rain water.


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RE: Nepenthes pitcher plant

"water" in Nepenthes is not really water. It is a secretion from the plant. I find that most Nepenthes will not secret again if the pitcher is dry out (in that same pitcher)... But if you want to put water in for the look then any type of water will be fine but your plant have no benefit from it


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RE: Nepenthes pitcher plant

Ok,thanks to you both for info,


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RE: Nepenthes pitcher plant

Hey David1617, where did you buy your Nepenthes in Gran Canaria? I'm having trouble finding any carnivorous plants in the islands....


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