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    man i hate when they curl back!!! [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/mad.gif[/img]
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    Quote Originally Posted by [b
    Quote[/b] ]man i hate when they curl back!!!
    When N. veitchii pitchers are pressed up against a tree trunk, the peristome can't curl back. I thought about putting a very thin board or something against the back of newly forming pitcher to prevent the peristome from curling back. I want to enter my N. max x veit in a flower show next fall and I might try it so I have really flared out peristomes.

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    My bongso keeps the flattened peristome at a young age. Here are two pitchers. One old and one new. Quite striking color change too.
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    Hello srduggins, your plant looks great. I am thinking of getting one of those; how do you rate it, easy or difficult?
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    Seems easy to me. 18 months and no problems. Pitchers larger than the leaves. Definitely not a fast grower. Here's a pic of what was called carunculata. This one's peristome rolls back as you can see, and doesn't get quite as dark.
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    man the first pic you put up steve, you cant even tell the peristome shape! hey ludwig, steve lives about 15-20 mins away!
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    I've got pics of the two different clones on my website. The one with the flared peristome had very little colour on the pitcher as a small plant (almost green), whereas the one with the rolled-back peristome was a deep purple even when young. The flared peristome clone then started developing redder pitchers, and now they turn purple as a larger plant. It is distinctly different from the other bongso clones I have.
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    I just got a small N. bongso
    I get night temps of 60-65 now, but in the summer, night temps rise to the 70's. Do you think I can get by with putting an ice pack next to it in the terrrerium at night in the summer?
    I also got a N. lowii x truncata, but I heard that those are pretty bomb-proof.

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