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Help on my Nepenthes ventrata

Posted by roman_greenthumb Zone 8 (My Page) on
Tue, Sep 29, 09 at 20:47

I got my nepenthes ventrata in lowes last sunday and 1 of the pitchers started to get really smoth and saggy and the mouth of the pitcher is closed and i dont know what to do. Any ideas?


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RE: Help on my Nepenthes ventrata

If you took it out of the death cube it is just adapting to the lower humidity. It could also be adapting to better or worse light conditions. It would help if you would give more info about the conditions you are keeping the plant in. What are you watering it with?


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RE: Help on my Nepenthes ventrata

Im using distilled water and i keep it at a window that gets lots of light


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RE: Help on my Nepenthes ventrata

Lots of indirect light is fine. If it's getting more than a couple hours of direct sun that's too much. Keep the soil moist but not wet.


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RE: Help on my Nepenthes ventrata

Yeah its getting inderect light and its moist so its just adapting then cause it took my venus fly trap 3 weeks to adapt and its growing more traps. And where i live its really dry and it takes about 1 day for the water in the tray to evaporate lol.


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RE: Help on my Nepenthes ventrata

Don't keep a tray with water under it. It doesn't like wet feet. It needs to be dryer than other CPs


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