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Thread: Need Help!!! My Nepenthe Cups Turn Black

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    Need Help!!! My Nepenthe Cups Turn Black

    My nepenthe cups turn black one by one. Plant looks ok. Need help !!! Any Idea?


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    is this a new arrival.

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    Yes sir. It just arrives few weeks.

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    that is to be expected then. Nepenthes usually drop pitchers after arrival. Dont worry, your plant is ok.

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    Thank you very much for you quick reply. Do you think what's the reason?

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    yep, it looks like shipping stress. You should just cut off the pitchers.

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    If you fill the pitchers with water and bag the plant and slowly acclimate over time, the pitchers can sometimes be kept alive and well. Even if you don't bag, filling the pitchers will prolong their life after shipping. Either way, it'll recover eventually if there are no other issues with it as it gets use to the conditions and settles in.
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    I will cut them. Thank again.

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