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By Jeremias159
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Joined:  Sun Dec 22, 2013 7:10 pm
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Hi, i have had a cutting for a few months. When i bought it it had a well established root system. It also had two dried up pitchers(small) from last year. It has produced one leaf which now has a little brown thickened end which has turned up. It is about 1 cm long. Before i got it it also had made another leaf with the same thing on the end now. It is a nepenthes alata, does anyone know how long it is going to take for a pitcher to grow? The humidityis about 50-60% and it has about four hours of sunlight.
By bvalente
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Joined:  Tue Mar 11, 2014 8:58 pm
#216339
It can honestly take a while. I have a Nepenthes alata cutting that I had for 2 months before it finally started growing roots. It still hasn't put out any pitchers yet but it has new growth and its been about 4 months.
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By SFLguy
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Joined:  Wed Apr 16, 2014 7:29 am
#216347
I believe some neps can take up to a year to root (though I think those are the slower growing ones) but I think it's much more common to be around six months to stabilize a cutting
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