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    sarracenia saurus seeds

    Hi, I'm going to be getting some sarracenia saurus seeds and I'm just wondering if they might pass down their awesome trait. Last december, I saw a seller sell saurus x HCW seeds and I was just wondering whether they will have some special traits or will they just be regular (flava x leuco) x leuco seeds since they are all cultivars.
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    You cannot have seeds of S. 'Saurus,' only S. 'Saurus' x self, as this is a cultivar that will not breed true from seeds, particularly as it is a hybrid. Any cross will have some offspring that show traits carried from the particular parent plants used, but not all will and some will simply turn out standard-looking moorei spectrum plants.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hcarlton View Post
    You cannot have seeds of S. 'Saurus,' only S. 'Saurus' x self, as this is a cultivar that will not breed true from seeds, particularly as it is a hybrid. Any cross will have some offspring that show traits carried from the particular parent plants used, but not all will and some will simply turn out standard-looking moorei spectrum plants.
    Yeah that's what I meant. So it might have the traits of saurus and it might not?

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    All the offspring by necessity of inheritance will carry some trait of either parent involved, but will not show all traits of either parent; some will not show any of the cultiver-described traits either.
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