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    Quote Originally Posted by dionae View Post
    Congrats! Quick question...do your seeds turn black in vitro or am I just killing them?
    Thanks . . .

    Are you asking about the seed coat or a seedling plant?
    If it is the particular seed, Nepenthes species vary in size and color a great deal; if seedlings are involved, either the media is far too concentrated; the pH is way off; or the temperatures have been kept above 25˚ C for a sustained period of time . . .
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    Thanks! I'm talking about the seed coat. Havent had any nepenthes germinate yet but i'm hoping soon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dionae View Post
    Thanks! I'm talking about the seed coat. Havent had any nepenthes germinate yet but i'm hoping soon.
    Be very patient with them. Depending upon the species, it can take a couple of weeks, to months for germination to occur. The shortest period, in my experience, was fifteen days for Nepenthes lowii; and the longest, eighteen months for some N. hamata stragglers (though the first of that batch germinated within four weeks). Individual seed will often germinate much later than others in the same flask or compost . . .
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    nice to see everything grow at a steady pace. thanks for sharing!
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    Yay!
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigBella View Post
    Be very patient with them. Depending upon the species, it can take a couple of weeks, to months for germination to occur. The shortest period, in my experience, was fifteen days for Nepenthes lowii; and the longest, eighteen months for some N. hamata stragglers (though the first of that batch germinated within four weeks). Individual seed will often germinate much later than others in the same flask or compost . . .
    Thank you very much for the help. I will definitely wait on them. Thanks again!

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    really cool ,love the little mac

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