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By ChefDean
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I'm still saying that I think this is something else, not a VFT flower stalk. VFT stalk ends, in my experience, aren't smooth and round like that.
Example of a stalk I cut from my "Destruction".
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By Rob Tetrazona
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#444424
ChefDean wrote:Very interesting, keep us informed. Are you going to try to pollinate it? I'm curious as to what it may be.
I definitely don't have another plant to pollinate it with. I'm just getting started growing from seed this year & thought if I had a chance to see a VFT flower early, then I was going to let it grow out just to see what it looks like. No plans for this flower other than observation & identification.
By Fishkeeper
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#444433
VFTs can, I believe, be self-pollinated by a deft hand with a paintbrush. I'm not sure that you actually need two plants.

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