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    COOL! congrats on owning "the most sought after nepenthes in the world"

    progress pics will be requisite.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swagalotus View Post
    The media was flushed to get rid of the maxsea and coffee, not the osmocote. The pellets are slow release, so they aren't supposed to dump everything at once. Regardless, the plant is starting to grow a lot faster than it was before ( not saying this necessarily was caused by the ferts) so I'm happy with the way things are working out.
    I look forward to seeing the progress of your plant. There are some growers who have observed long term issues with over-fertilizing such as the decrease in pitcher production. I believe Geoff was one of them.

    It's just my opinion but fertilizing with MaxSea, coffee, osmocote in the soil and pitcher within a week of receiving the plant may be overdoing it - even if you are seeing great growth at this time.

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    I agree that I probably over did it a bit, but it should be fine. I'll probably cut down on the ferts in the future.

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    My new seedgrown jacq
    Swagalotus's Nepenthes-jacquelineae-jpg

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    You finally got one!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SerMuncherIV View Post
    You finally got one!
    Yes! Now fingers crossed it grows for me

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    Me with my new truncata x thorelii!


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    Very nice. What kind of sources do you have to go to in order to get larger plants like that?

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