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By Mclambglass
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Joined:  Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:24 am
I have one really healthy trap that I have a duplicate of I was thinking about doing some leaf pullings on it before it goes into dormancy is that a bad idea for the health of the Trap 2 months before dormancy.

Also if I were to do this can the leaf pulling skip dormancy so that they have a better chance of propagation till spring? Everything would have efficient indoor lighting
By ChefDean
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Joined:  Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:44 am
As long as the plant is healthy, go for it. Try to get as much of the white part at the end of the leaf as possible. I have heard it recommended that you cut the trap off of a pulling when you plant it. Maybe someone could confirm or deny that.
It is just fine to skip a dormancy, just do your best to feed each traplet that you can. That will help persuade it to push through.
Good luck.
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