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    Pitchers don't last forever and turn brown when...

    Pitchers don't last forever and turn brown when they're dead. Nothing to worry about - snip them off.
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    I would have thought VFTs collect more energy...

    I would have thought VFTs collect more energy through the growing season than is used up. The excess being used to bulk up the rhizome, which acts as a storage unit for new growth. VFTs go dormant in...
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    I think everyone needs to chill out. If money...

    I think everyone needs to chill out.

    If money is owed, then that's not on, but I'm sure it's sortable and there's a good reason. Aggressive talk is not the best way to raise this problem, I think...
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    A period of warmth followed by cold can trigger...

    A period of warmth followed by cold can trigger flowering, along with drought (probably not in this case!). Flowering can happen at odd times for no good reason too.

    Flowering doesn't take much or...
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    Only under ideal condition does Red Dragon look...

    Only under ideal condition does Red Dragon look completely red, other times having clear green margins. There are other clones that look indifferential from Red Dragon at various times throughout the...
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    Moved to the nepenthes (tropical pitcher plant)...

    Moved to the nepenthes (tropical pitcher plant) forum...
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    Moved to the nepenthes (tropical pitcher plant)...

    Moved to the nepenthes (tropical pitcher plant) forum...
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    Snakeoil!...

    Snakeoil! http://www.terraforums.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile_n_32.gif

    Don't bother
  9. It's easy to become dehydrated even if you don't...

    It's easy to become dehydrated even if you don't feel it or think you've drunk enough, especially in your climate.

    I'd drink more and take a paracetamol or aspirin every day at 9am. Then stop in a...
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    I don't think sarracenia come back easily, or at...

    I don't think sarracenia come back easily, or at all from the roots. But if you have a small piece of rhizome with a root, it will probably grow something eventually. You're probably talking 5 years...
  11. Thread: LFS Bad?

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    VFTs love sphagnum moss, but will probably die in...

    VFTs love sphagnum moss, but will probably die in dry sphagnum what with the lack of water and all http://www.terraforums.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile_n_32.gif...
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    Look up the climate in Alabama as a good...

    Look up the climate in Alabama as a good indicator for winter conditions. I believe there are a fair few days in the 70s, but also some frosty nights.
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    I say keep the leaves on as they'll get a boost...

    I say keep the leaves on as they'll get a boost as soon as spring arrives.

    Do you actually get decent pitchers on the leucophylla in a terrarium? This species needs maximum light to have any...
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    I hope it doesn't end in tears for you two!

    I hope it doesn't end in tears for you two!
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    One thing to say here: TACKY ...

    One thing to say here:

    TACKY

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    The top one is fairly green - it's just the one...

    The top one is fairly green - it's just the one pitcher which is really white. The translucent lids are normal for a younger plant.
    The white pitcher is probably just dying off or was covered by...
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    Mind you, she does earn $1.8million per episode...

    Mind you, she does earn $1.8million per episode so I think I'd feel guilty not giving some of that to charity if I earnt it!
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    After the hottest and sunniest July on record...

    After the hottest and sunniest July on record (highest temperature 36.5C/97.7F), August has been a complete contrast http://www.terraforums.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile_l_32.gif

    Max...
  19. Thread: Pics

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    There are a couple of enormous red plants from...

    There are a couple of enormous red plants from that area in cultivation, but it's just a location like any other.
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    This is nothing new - there are always stories...

    This is nothing new - there are always stories like this every few months.
  21. Thread: Pics

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    Yep, should be S. purpurea ssp. venosa...

    Yep, should be

    S. purpurea ssp. venosa Chipola, Liberty County, Florida.
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    I sow my seeds in December and keep them under...

    I sow my seeds in December and keep them under lights the next year, so 22 or 23 months of growth. By this time they are larger than siblings that have had dormancy, but looking leggy. After their...
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    The trap will digest whatever part of the fly it...

    The trap will digest whatever part of the fly it managed to get gold of. As they tend to suck of the insides like a straw, it will probably manage to get the lot.

    Traps rarely rot when they're...
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    All sarracenia need dormancy every year, with the...

    All sarracenia need dormancy every year, with the exception of seedlings.
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    Just plant it and wait. Don't use rooting hormone...

    Just plant it and wait. Don't use rooting hormone as I believe that doesn't do any good to CPs.
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