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    VFT Cuttings

    When is the best time spring only or can I rip a leaf off now and as long as it's got the white bit at the bottom, add rooting power, then place on wet peat...

    Question is when is the latest time to do such a thing...


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    You can do it whenever you want. Besides when it's dormant, I guess.
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    Just I read repot etc in spring so I thought you would take them then normally... But I would like to try a couple to see else's it's another few more months to wait.

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    How many leaf pulls can you get away with, before you kill the plant...?

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    Around 40% leafs taken I have heard is ok.

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    Ok that's cool

    Many thanks Noddy

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    I have actually had good success with previous years traps in early spring. Just after they break dormancy, pull a few of the older leaves.

    I actually had one strike that was only about 1.5 inches of stem. I cut the trap off the previous fall because it was turning black. I kept the green part for winter and pulled it in spring.

    I can show a pick if anyone is interested.

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    Yes Please

    I have bought some new plants, that have been sent in without soil so I thought while it's out I'll pull two or three, to try this method. However this bit is rather new to me... But I am sure once you know what your looking for it's really easy.

    Two leafs have gone way black, the others are holding greenish, all done at the same time. How long before I see signs from the time of pulling would be great also.

    Noddy

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