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    Quote Originally Posted by Maiden View Post
    Can u throw us a picture?

    My plant is also very short, maybe 10cm, but its the very first pitcher.
    I'll dig around and see, I know I divided it and gave it away a couple years ago
    It wasn't what I wanted in hispida

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    How big can they get?

    official description
    Last edited by Av8tor1; 05-31-2014 at 11:54 AM.

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    Oh, so not too big
    Come to me flies and crawling bugs. This plant wants to give you great big hugs
    Aren't I pretty, don't I smell good? I'd come to you if I could
    But I can't so you must come to me, I'm sure we will get along splendidly

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    With species like H. hispida, I'm curious whether the species itself is difficult for us to grow or whether the few clones that we have access to are specifically problem plants. I know there is a similar issue with at least one of the H. elongata clones floating around (although that one grows well, just never makes the move to mature pitchers).

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    I wouldn't eliminate that as a possibility.
    Come to me flies and crawling bugs. This plant wants to give you great big hugs
    Aren't I pretty, don't I smell good? I'd come to you if I could
    But I can't so you must come to me, I'm sure we will get along splendidly

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    Quote Originally Posted by Av8tor1 View Post
    I'll dig around and see, I know I divided it and gave it away a couple years ago
    It wasn't what I wanted in hispida

    I have one of those divisions and the pitchers are still very much immature.

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    So are immature pitchers just smaller, or is there more to it than that (I don't grow these plants, not familiar with them)
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    Quote Originally Posted by PsychoSarah View Post
    So are immature pitchers just smaller, or is there more to it than that (I don't grow these plants, not familiar with them)
    More to it. Look at Maiden's pic - difference is obvious...
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    Oh, I thought those pitchers were just still developing. Wow they are quite different.
    Last edited by PsychoSarah; 05-31-2014 at 09:52 PM.
    Come to me flies and crawling bugs. This plant wants to give you great big hugs
    Aren't I pretty, don't I smell good? I'd come to you if I could
    But I can't so you must come to me, I'm sure we will get along splendidly

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