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burnt cups on sarracenia

Posted by woollady z8 CA (My Page) on
Wed, Sep 10, 08 at 3:18

hello,this is my first time on this forum.i recently bought a sarracenia with the red veins and dark red tops. i have been giving it distilled water as husband watered it one day with the hose and we have alkaline the tops of the cups look burnt .should i cut these out,if so how far down the leaf do i cut?if i need to cut all the way down to the pot there will be no leavws.any suggestions?thanks

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RE: burnt cups on sarracenia

Yeah, they reacted to the water. Rain water is also good for them. Generally speaking, I snip that which is dead plant material and leave the green and red alone.

RE: burnt cups on sarracenia

hi thanks for your reply i appreciate it.

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