Alas despite two of the cuttings showing some new and strong growth a layer of brown started to spread up the pitcher from the base! And on investigation the base was already totally brown and dead. No great surprise but sad after seeing the new top growth. So back to the drawing board!
The H. hispida I had found earlier is now split up and repotted and pending recovery/dieing. And a H. exappendicaulata is dead and so are the two H. pulchella - Amuri Tepui. Though those two had never really got going and were a pale example to yours Ron. And a great pity that yours went downhill. As indeed Thez yo losing some nice rarities.
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Bill...truly sorry to see this mate. I know how it feels. But hey..don't give up on those rhizome bits...they are a better shot at getting ur plant back than trying what I am with stems of nepenthes. But hey...we can still hope right?
Thanks Vraev, I know how bad it has been for you this winter. And I hope some of your cuttings take and you can save some of your great collection.
For some reason this winter root rot in some of my Neps has been an issue. Found a mini maxima & lowii rotted off today. And my other Nep plants now cuttings had all lost their roots.
The Heli is I fear a gonner as the whole of the rhizome was brown through-out.
I guess the longer you grow plants the more likely you will encounter problems and losses at some point...