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Hey I live in San Diego and I'm a new nepenthes owner that has a couple questions. I'm growing my nepenthes outside but for some reason the new leafs seem to be growing but the pitchers aren't getting big and seem to be reddish brown. Is that from the heat and not enough shade ? Also what soil mixes do you use? I'm using perlite (miracle grow), orchid bark, and dried sphagnum moss. Not good because of the perlite huh.. I have two Alata's, Ventricosa, St.Hedwig, Temperance, and Lorraine. I've had them for about 2 months! New leaves are forming but pitchers seem to be either dying from heat or just taking forever! Any ideas on what I should do? Maybe a little more shade ? But anything helps man. Hope to here back from you