Several of my Neps have leaves in which the pitchers have not (and never will) develop, or where the pitcher has developed fully but is now dead. My question is: should I remove the entire leaf from the stem, or only the dying/'destined to never develop' portion. For example, for those leaves which had pitchers that are now dead (and collecting some mold), should I remove the pitcher and it's stem, or the whole leaf, or perhaps only those portions of the pitcher that are dead? Or should I just let the pitcher rot naturally?
And how many leaves are 'safe' to remove at one time?
To continue with this, if I do remove the whole leaf from the stem, might the dormant nodule above it begin growing (or perhaps those farther down the stem)?
Might anybody have some suggestions? Thanks! [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile_n_32.gif[/img]