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    I'm having trouble finding them for sale. I found one place that sells them when they are 8 inches across (which is a little too big for me).

    Can I trim them somehow to make them smaller?
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    you could take that plant and make a couple of cuttings to get it back down to manageable size...?

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    um, or you could just look for another type. I personally like spotted more then green.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ant View Post
    um, or you could just look for another type. I personally like spotted more then green.
    Personally, I like pure green plants instead of red ones. For example, I like green Cephalotus instead of the maroon ones, and green Sarracenias instead of the heavily red ones, etc.

    It could have some red in it, like on the lip or something, but I would personally prefer the plant to be green.
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    my spotted isn't really all that red. Here is a pic when I got it, and it lost some of that coloration on its newer pitchers. Also it is one of amps many natural colors. Just my opinion though.

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    N. ampullaria are very nice, once the main stem gets long you'll start to develop lots of offsets around the base to keep the "carpet of pitchers" keep movingthe plant to a wider tray. if you cut off the vine stem then one (or more) of those offsets will start to elongate into vines but if you leave the main vine alone you will just get more and more rosettes. I had the green form it was a great grower but I always wanted the all red one or the all green with the red peristome! The vine cuttings from mine did not root easily but the basal offsets did. The basal offsets are awesome 1/2" leaves with 2" pitchers!

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