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By snapperhead51
#153863
The N. lowii pitcher has now matured ,and getting great inside colour from the sun and with misting comes the exudate , this pitcher is producing very large amounts of the exudate . the pitcher is as large as the many I have seen in the wild so very happy about that too.
J
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By neplover101
#153865
Awesome plant, wish my Lowii was that big...... :)
Keep the updates coming.

Also, what in you opinion would be the best medium for my small lowii.
Thanks

Neplover101
By snapperhead51
#153869
Here in AU grow all nep's in strait live sphag , if you cant get enough of it I have loads for sale here , you can add, some washed fine perlite and washed coco peat with it but only 10 % or 15 % of each no more
J
By neplover101
#153870
Ive already got a bucket out the back full of sphagnum, but thanks for the reply
By neplover101
#153875
Wow, what exactly is exudate?
can you eat it? :D


Apparantly exudate is actually edible!!! :o
By snapperhead51
#153876
yes its very sweet but really not a taste you could put your finger on , its mad up of fatty acid's or some sort , a friend is doing a paper on it at Finders uni here in Adelaide
J
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