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By Lawndude84
Posts:  319
Joined:  Fri Oct 09, 2009 11:13 pm
#43095
My N.Red Dragon put out its first new pitcher since I've had it, its starting to show more of a red color than the other pitchers.

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By Veronis
Posts:  2200
Joined:  Fri May 29, 2009 8:41 pm
#43122
Nicely done man :) It does look like the nicest pitcher of the bunch.

What nep species is a red dragon and what's it planted in? Looks like at least part LFS?
By Lawndude84
Posts:  319
Joined:  Fri Oct 09, 2009 11:13 pm
#43131
Yeah, pure LFS. The 2 plants it originates from are N.Thorelii X N.Truncata. Once the plant matures the pitchers get a deep burgundy color.
By hackerberry
Posts:  1696
Joined:  Fri Feb 13, 2009 7:58 pm
#43144
Wahhh! I want one! That puppy will get huge!

hb
By Lawndude84
Posts:  319
Joined:  Fri Oct 09, 2009 11:13 pm
#43146
heres a reference picture
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By Lawndude84
Posts:  319
Joined:  Fri Oct 09, 2009 11:13 pm
#43206
manzano167 wrote:did you get it from petflytrap the nepenthes if so what rating will you put ( BTW 5 is the highest 1 is the lowest)
Out of all the Neps I've gotten so far they have been far better than any others, They were far better established and hardened off than other neps ive gotten, 5 for sure.
By CN-
Posts:  300
Joined:  Thu Dec 24, 2009 7:31 pm
#43423
typically a L/L but it is a hybrid .
i had mine growing in intermediate to H/L.
so it can grow in any. but prefers warmer temps
By Lawndude84
Posts:  319
Joined:  Fri Oct 09, 2009 11:13 pm
#43468
I grow mine in temps ranging from 80-85 degrees daytime to 55-60 degrees night time temps. Just like CN said though It will grow pretty well in most conditions that Neps prefer.
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