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    I would suggest a couple small pieces of dried...

    I would suggest a couple small pieces of dried bloodworms into each pitcher every week or two.
  2. Don't recall offhand how thick I spread the seed...

    Don't recall offhand how thick I spread the seed in the pot but here you go.

    http://www.exoticplantsplus.com/temp/Zseed.jpg
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    N. bicalcarata is notorious for disliking change....

    N. bicalcarata is notorious for disliking change. Probably just the original leaves showing a bit of adverse reaction to the change. If you start seeing the same symptoms though on leaves produced...
  4. Hi Z, They are still pretty small so not much...

    Hi Z,

    They are still pretty small so not much to look at yet. I think there will be some very pretty plants in the group but with primary parents on both sides there will be a fair amount of...
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    In case you were unaware, it's important to never...

    In case you were unaware, it's important to never let the seeds dry out. Keep them in some moist sphagnum or something similar.

    oh.. good instructions on how to handle for anyone that would like...
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    Some more stuff! gotta love stuff.. I bet with...

    Some more stuff! gotta love stuff..
    I bet with a 6" thick cellulose pad evaporative system you could easily get a 15-20 degree drop over ambient temperatures during the day. Which even on a 90+...
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    oh hmm.. lots to think about here. You will need...

    oh hmm.. lots to think about here. You will need shading during the Summer without a doubt. The direct sun will be too much on the plants and the shading will help reduce the heat buildup. The...
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    If you could elaborate on your question I might...

    If you could elaborate on your question I might offer some thoughts. Are you asking why the same plant (clone) of similar age and size in one persons care makes pitchers which are noticeably...
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    I am curious as to your lighting. It appears to...

    I am curious as to your lighting. It appears to be quite a distance between the plants and whatever light source you are using. Are they in natural sunlight?
    What are your current temperature...
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    Thanks Everyone! Great Bday for sure! Another...

    Thanks Everyone!

    Great Bday for sure! Another trip around the Sun ;> I like that! Getting settled back in and working on the pile of email and sorting from spam. Should have the pricelist...
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    Poll: This guy caught my eye recently and I didn't want...

    This guy caught my eye recently and I didn't want to start a new thread for one photos so...

    Still a bit of a youngin at 8" diameter but they are starting to show much more character as they get...
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    That's the old code number. From mid 2004. I...

    That's the old code number. From mid 2004. I think??? they were tc, the invoice says "typical" which usually meant they were TC plants. There were some seed grown plants released back in mid 2003...
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    Hard to say.. I have plants that flower and never...

    Hard to say.. I have plants that flower and never have produced seed no matter how many times I have tried. Others will set seed but only when crossed with certain things. I would think that N....
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    From the sound of it 2 of the 3 were no good from...

    From the sound of it 2 of the 3 were no good from the start with poor pollen. As for the N. ventricosa attempt, hard to say. Perhaps the timing was off when you did the pollination. Perhaps the...
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    Oh woops forgot to answer your other question. ...

    Oh woops forgot to answer your other question.

    100% LFS is fine too. I know a number of growers that use it. For me personally it stays too wet as I can't water that carefully to keep it in that...
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    Hmm so it's been a little over 2 months... ...

    Hmm so it's been a little over 2 months... General rule of thumb is about 5 months for pods to mature, give or take a few weeks as it's somewhat dependent on the mother plant as well as temperatures...
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    Are they long straight tubes or the twisted...

    Are they long straight tubes or the twisted compact fluorescent type? The twisted CFL are nice because you can get several side by side in those clip on reflector fixtures that fit a standard medium...
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    Poll: HAHA Paul gets my vote too ;> Not to mention...

    HAHA Paul gets my vote too ;> Not to mention he's a much better photographer as well!
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    Peat/sand is heavy and yes it will eventually...

    Peat/sand is heavy and yes it will eventually "squashed down upon the roots of the plant" and in doing so will reduce the amount of aeration to the roots which could kill them eventually.

    As for...
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    Well you made a solid effort to give vital...

    Well you made a solid effort to give vital information and that's good. However it is lacking in some details.

    2 fluorescent bulbs doesn't tell me much. It's key to know how strong they are in...
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    Poll: Been busy potting a boat load of plants so needed...

    Been busy potting a boat load of plants so needed a break and decided to take some photos!
    This one caught my eye - Enjoy!

    N. spectabilis x (lowii x ventricosa)
    full pitcher ...
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    The thermometer is probably pretty accurate but...

    The thermometer is probably pretty accurate but it's difficult to know without a min/max thermometer exactly how cold it got. You could be looking at the thermometer after it's already warmed a few...
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    I would echo what Myles said and get an accurate...

    I would echo what Myles said and get an accurate probe thermostat to control the mini fridge. They are notoriously inaccurate and the design is such, as you noted, the temperature can vary...
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    Woot looking might fine! Looks like you need to...

    Woot looking might fine! Looks like you need to have a 'controlled burn' on that mature specimen ;>


    I have to start a few more plants..

    I am considering trying a large pot out on the deck...
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    Just a note on JB's comment because I see this...

    Just a note on JB's comment because I see this from time to time.
    "I really don't think bits the low temp that actually matters that much. The temp drop is more important."

    By that logic you...
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