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Thread: @ N.G. : Heliamphora & light

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    Sorry Nep. gracilis, but I couldn't reply your message.

    So I'll write here :

    My Heliamphora minor x heterodoxa has pitchers at about 8" and is flowering at the moment.
    I have an older picture of it (see below)

    The right pitcher on the picture has been grown under not the brightest possible conditions !
    Note the elongeated pitcher and the reduced or even absent "lid" !
    In my opinion Heliamphora ONLY grows under the brightest light which is possible (without warming up the plant too much)

    Look at the natural habitat in Venezuela where the plant are growing under "tropical sun" with an extremly high amount of ultraviolet radiation because of the high altitude.

    <img src="http://www.drosophyllum.com/Bilder/H_midoxa02.jpg">


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    I forgot what I did ask you about Heliamphora. [img]http://www.**********.com/iBhtml/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif[/img] Anyway GREAT PICTURE!!!!!!!!! I like Heliamphora but they are just soo expensive!!! &#3655.00-&#3670.00 for 1 plant!

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    where do you buy your Heliamphora ???

    55-70 &#36 ????

    Even H. neblinae (ssp. ?), tatei, hispida or ionasii are cheaper !
    You can get minor, heterodoxa and nutans together for less than 30 &#36.
    Look at Andreas Wistuba's price-list

    And I even think, that the common Helis are too expensive, because you can get these species with adult pitchers for the same price or even cheaper at one of the European CP meetings.

    Btw : Is someone a member of the ICPS and can scan and mail me the articel about the newly described H. folliculata, please ?

    Martin

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    I guess I will go ahead and let the cat out of the bag....

    We (PFT.com ) will be offering Heliamphora Heterodoxa x minor by months end.

    I can assure you that we will have for less than 30&#36

    They are still growing out...but I will be ready to release some to the people in the forums first...then I will put them up in the store. I hope I will have different ones to come later...but for now...it is a start!

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    Martin: I don't own one yet I just have SEEN some for that price off of various websites.

    Jaie: Sweet!! I probably will buy one from you if they will be less than &#3630.00. I want some different CP'S first though. I just can't stop admiring Sarracenia and Nepenthes! Along with Sundews and VFT's Ohh what the heck! All of them!!

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    That's great to hear and I was planning to buy one in the spring. And Jaie, what do you mean ``I will be ready to release some to the people in the forums first?''

    (Edited by eplants02 at 1:39 pm on Jan. 4, 2002)

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    EP02 (Yes... I am giving Eplants a Starwars Droid Nickname!)

    Phil and Jeff traditionally offer newer plants, especially ones that might be in short supplies, to those of us that like to play in the forums, before they add it to the website, this way, you get the cream of the crop.

    It's one of **********s many ways of saying "thank you" for being a valuable member of this community!

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    Well that is extremly nice of you both Phil and Jaie! I am on here almost every night and I LOVE this community!!! Nep.G.

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