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    I would love to have a ceph. Are they hard to grow compared to other CP?
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    For how hard they are to grow, Id say more difficult than sarracenia or the Venus flytrap, but not as hard as Nepenthes.
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    I'd love to have one. I wouldn't grow a ceph until I could grow a heliamphora. It seems like they need similar conditions... cool and humid. Cephs don't seem very hard to grow. Just tempermental. But feel free to correct me if I'm wrong. o_O

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    I have never had luck growing a cephalotus outside of a enclosed terrarium or baggy. Every time I try to grow them in the open, the plant dies within a couple of days. In order for me to get cephs to grow, I have to put them in a ziplock bag under lights or in a enclosed terrarium.

    When I got the two cephs I have now, I put them in an open container to see what would happen. I assumed they were not grown in sealed containers so they should be ok. Well, in just a few short days,the typical died away to a single leaf and the Giant form started to decline as well. Once I noticed this, I put them in a sealed ziplock bag under lights. As of today, the typical has grown from that single leaf into a rossette about 1 1/2 inches in diamater. The Giant form is now twice as big as the typical and 3x the size it was when I bought it.

    For me they are difficult, but I can get them to grow well in large ziplock bags. Go figure...
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    I have a ceph I got the middle of last year. It's growing good in my terrarium. I've taken several leaf cuttings of this plant. When one of these gets larger, I'm going to try it as a windowsill plant in the sun for red pitchers.


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    I would really like one, but they are out of my price range... they don't seem that hard to grow
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    See? they need their own forum!!!

    Hey peter they're no [i]expensixe[/b] Tony sells the typical forms of cephs theyre only 20 bux I think. Thats not to bad when you compare it to the neps I've bought..... [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif[/img] [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif[/img] [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif[/img]
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    I think Cephs are easier than other CPs. Their advantage over Sarrs is that they tolerate a wide range of lighting. Cephs seem to do best when overgrowing a pot, like many orchids do. This typically is a sign of a plant that likes well aerated roots. So I believe Cephs are happiest in a loosely packed medium, not the gooey mucks many people prefer to use.
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