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    I just bought a Sarracenia purpurea today without reading up much on them beforehand. Once I got home I did some reading and saw they likes a lot of light, so now I am wondering would it be okay for me to put it in a pot outside or is it too hot here in central Florida for it?

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    nope, its perfect [img]http://www.**********.com/iBhtml/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif[/img]

    i live in southern florudia, coral springs, i keep it out all day, it LOVES sun and keep the soil wet with a tray of water about 1/2 "

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    I have a couple in a bog garden and they seem to be doing ok. I think you have to make sure they are in a big enough container that the soil doesn't overheat. Try to keep the roots cool.

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    Thanks for the replies. I will get a pot and water tray and move it outside.

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    One other very important thing... you need to acclimate your plant(s) slowly. Gradually increase the amount of direct sun your plants get each day otherwise your pitchers will burn.

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    yea, that happened with me, but only 1 old pitcher burned, i have it in a 6" pot

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