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Thread: Can your D. zonaria do this??

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    Can your D. zonaria do this??

    Sometimes, under certain conditions, plants will do really strange things





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    Very weird and cool Pyro.

    Like a tiny, living Tower of Pisa.......
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    lol neat! what's the special condition? no light?
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    That is the oddest looking sundew! You'll have to TC that thing and send it out to us'ns!

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    Actually the plants are like that because it is an anomaly of their TC propogation. Normally this species is a flat rosette of 6-10 leaves but in TC the plant never goes dormant so it keeps piling leaves upon itself.

    I do not even know if these guys will acclimate from TC but if they do then I suspect that after they go dormant they will revert to normal growth next season.

    In the meantime they are still really cool
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    Ah, the joys of Tissue Culture aberrant growth. I've seen VFT corm/rhizomes stacking up like that. My TC friend calls it "The Tingler Effect", after a low budget horror flick starring Vincent Price:

    http://www.angelfire.com/nb/djinn1928/tingler.html

    Very cool indeed!

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    Very cool ! I need to go to a local horticulture school to learn tc then use my tc stuff.

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    Well I'll tell you what, if it is stable then I think we have the perfect cultivar name
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