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    Hello, can these plants grow in a tropical setup?

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    Highland tropical setup, yes. Lowland tropical setup, probably not but maybe some of the H. minor clones from low elevation
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    sigh looks like i wont be keep these then... i dont want them to end up like my lowii

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    Can Heliamphora heterodoxa survive lowland tropical conditions? I read that they grow at lower altitudes than other sun pitchers.

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    If you can find a clone from lower elevations you have a good shot [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif[/img]
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    Yes and No! they like it cool dont let the over heat
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    Hm lowland = not much light = unhealty, green and ugly Heliamphora. This Genus needs !much! light with !much! UV-radiation! Heliamphora heterodoxa, minor and nutans are more tolerable to heat than most people think. Thomas Carow told me that the plants he sold on our society meeting (see my website for pictures) grew at 40° (Celsius!) for some time during the hot european summer this year. So if you can provide all the other conditions (humidity, very high light levels...) the temperature is not so important.

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    I grow H. heterodoxa x minor in a terrarium that got well over 90 degrees this summer, but went down into the 50's at night and they did just fine.
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