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    so essentially a basal shoot on a nep is just another growing point that pops out from the side of the stem?
    if i were ruler of the world, anyone who defined a nepenthene as a "companion plant" to orchids would be fired from a cannon atop mt. kinabalu.

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    It usually appears at the base (the part in the media or close to the media)of the vine that has already grown.
    Lois
    Every seed that you plant ,doesn't sprout.
    Every seed that sprouts, doesn't make it to maturity.
    Every cutting that you stick doesn't grow roots.
    Every cutting that roots doesn't grow to a small plant.
    Every small plant doesn't reach maturity.


    Who needs speelcheck?

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    Not exactly, it kind of appears where the stem meets the roots.

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    Don't worry too much about basals, Meaven. If the Nepenthes on your growlist start producing them, you won't have them for long anyway - people will kick in your door to trade them with you

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    Well put Hans, whose door is next?

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