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    i dont know how to put the pics in this website so ill explain here...i pulled out a leave and there wasnt any tissues there was juz a white colour stalk...i pulled out the whole leave but there wasnt white tissues...juz a long white stalk
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    I don't quite understand the question... well, a white stalk *is* the white tissue. That's what needs to be slightly under the soil when you put the cutting in it's own pot.

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    The best way to take a vft leaf cutting is to pull downward on the leaf so that some of the white portion is also removed from the underground bulb. This insures that you get a nice fleshy leaf portion that will have a high chance of budding out.

    Below you will find a photo of my leaf cutting. The photo was taken some time ago and the new plantlets have traps.





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    apple rings.. what more can i say? FlytrapGurl's Avatar
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    Your cutting took three months to sprout
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    No, that photo was just taken 3 months later. It took about one month to develope the first buds. However, I am now seeing the first roots.



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    3 months is typical...my typical grene VFT took that long to leaf cutting, to rooted plants.

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    thx for the information...is it normal for the leave to curl up and turn brownish?
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    A lady went into a grocery store and looked into the turket section. She needed a bigger one for her family, so she asks the stock boy: \"Do these turkeys get any bigger?\"

    The stock boy replied: \"No ma'am, they're dead\"

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    Ok I have a question... Assuming a cutting does not need dormancy.. Right now sounds like a pretty good time to make VFT cuttings.. Am I correct? Should I wait till spring?

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