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    Quote Originally Posted by [b
    Quote[/b] ]All my highlanders grow outside here in San Diego. Lately it's been getting in the upper 80's during the day and upper 50's at night. All of them are producing pitchers except one, my N. muluensis X lowii. That is one slooow growing plant
    Do you keep them in an outdoor greenhouse or just in partial shade or sun?

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    i took ludwig's advice on the pesticide. i use orthenex.
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    The main downside to growing nepenthes in California is how much rent or mortgage you have to pay. :P

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    hahaha SO TRUE!!!!
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    Heh, the land price is so high here that if we got a house with a garden, we wouldn't be buying anymore Neps...

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    Quote Originally Posted by [b
    Quote[/b] ]Do you keep them in an outdoor greenhouse or just in partial shade or sun?
    They grow out on the porch and get morning sun until about 11:30 or so then they are in the shade for the rest of the day.
    I don't have any pests bothering them (knock on wood) but there is an ant trail leading up to one of the neps, the pitchers are filling up with ants
    Hi. My name is Ron, and I am a nepaholic.

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