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Thread: Help! sarr purpurea pitchers dying!!!

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    hmm it could be mealybugs... I had an out break on my plants last year and didn't treat it and it kill half of my plants.

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    what does mealy bugs look like? do they move around? will captan treat it?
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    Can you post a pic of the white fluffy stuff on the plant? Then I can tell you if it is mealybugs.

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    hey thanks for the advice everyone!
    icedragon:there isnt much white fluffy stuff anymore... this is what i did:
    i repotted the plant into peat moss,
    i pulled out alot of the pitchers so that light can get in the crown.
    i sprayed alot of captan on the crown and leaves.
    it seems to be doing better... ill update
    1 more thing... my sarr has a really really bad smell. Is this because of the insects decomposing?
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    That's good. My S. rubra ssp. rubra had like 15 growth points and now this year it was reduced back to one... *sobs* (T_T)

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