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    how do you tell which one is female and which one is male?
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    You can only tell from the flower. If you can get access to "Savage Garden" , it should show a pic in there. Otherwise there are various pics here if you search foar enough.

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    Like Joe said, gotta wait for the flowers to open up. Males will release pollen and females will have the greenish colored and sticky stigmas with the ovary.

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    :P bummer isn't it? Personally, I'm always tempted to do a chromosome squash on all of mine, lol!
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    Don't be mistreating Nepenthes flowers that way Darcie!

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    wow thanx.
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    Quote Originally Posted by [b
    Quote[/b] (Darcie @ April 01 2004,8:58)]Personally, I'm always tempted to do a chromosome squash on all of mine, lol!
    You can't karyotype plants as they do not have sex chromosomes. The "sex" of a plant is determined by hormone signals, which is why you can actually change a female Nep to a male (using GA3) and a male Nep to a female (can't remember what that chemical is at the moment.)
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    Wow... instant sex change for Neps. Didn't know that!
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