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    Tiny lids

    Several of my neps have developed pitchers where the lids stop growing when the pitchers are very small, and the pitchers look a little deformed and never get very big. I know this is may be a humidity issue, but I'm trying to grow these on a windowsill (sang and copelandii). I thought they would adjust, but it's been several months. Any tips?

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    sounds like it isnt getting enough sun. leaves become deformed after a while growing in low light conditions. Whats the soil, how often do you water, and how many hours of direct light do you get in that window.

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    The soil is 50/50 LFS/perlite, I water 3ish times a week, and it's an east facing window with 3-4 hours of direct sun.

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    The same happened for me with a lowii. I had it for around 2y and it was a 8" plant that pitchered regularly but with only deformed prematurely-opening small lids. This was while a lot of other neps such as hamata, villosa, rajah, jacquelineae pitcher well around it. I got fed up and got rid of it.

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