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By That one plant boi
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Joined:  Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:34 pm
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Hello guys!

So as of May, the Florida rain season has begun. Lately we have been getting on and off thunderstorms every other day which I think my nepenthes outdoors probably enjoy. However, starting today, it appears that we will be getting heavy thunderstorms for a week and a half straight.

So my question is this; will my nepenthes be ok with the amount of water they will be receiving from these thunderstorms? I would hate for any of them to develop any sort of rot.

Thanks!

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By oval
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Joined:  Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:36 pm
#355856
I would make sure the pots can drain freely; any excess water should be able to drain away in a short time.
By hungry carnivores
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Joined:  Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:31 am
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Yup! Drainage is key, even for bog plants like sarrs. Although my sarrs take about 1 minute to drain after a flood.

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