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    transplanting baby cephs

    I have several baby cephalotuses (cephaloti?) from leaf cuttings, about 6 months old or so and just beginning to send out baby pitchers. I'd like to grow them the way I grow "mom," which is in a square pot with a peat and perlite mix. The thing is, their roots are kind of suspended in live sphagnum right now and very exposed. How do I transplant them into a more dense peat and perlite mix without hurting the roots too much?
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    Cephalotus is far more resilient than suggested -- and a careful transplanting into other media can be simply done; though, if they are as young as you claim, I'd leave them be for a while, until they develop more significant roots.

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    I would also recommend a transfer to live LFS if possible.

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