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Thread: Darlingtonia getting brown

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    My Darlingtonia is getting brown pitchers. Is this Normal? It is nearly autum after all
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    I'd like to hear the answer to this one, since my last Darlingtonia was exhibiting the same thing.

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    darlingtonia are generally picky, it might just be an old pitcher, or an early dormancy sign
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    50% of pitchers are going, and not all of them are old.
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    Need more details got any pictures?

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    um, I have to take a picture, I will post something later. [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile_m_32.gif[/img]
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    Well.. I only have one Darlingtonia which I stuck on the bench with my highland Nepenthes. So my experience is somewhat limited. The plant has kept its pitchers all through the Winter and just added more this grow season. I don't think it should lose lots of pitchers in the Fall if kept above freezing temperatures. So I am guessing that it is something else going on with your plant and not some sort of dormancy.

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    I would guess they got too hot and dry.
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