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By EricSg
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Joined:  Thu Apr 23, 2020 3:02 am
#357806
I’m seeing this pearl like growth inside my plant’s rosette and wondering if it is a growing flower.

How Long does it take to grow out?

First time VFT owner (10 months so far) here so please bear with me.
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By ChefDean
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I'm not seeing a flower stalk either, just new traps growing.
However, if it does happen to be a flower stalk, I would suggest cutting it when it gets about 2 or 3 inches long.
Stalks take a lot of energy from the mother VFT, so you'd actually be doing it a favor. Don't throw it away though. Put it cut side down in the moss and there's a chance you'll get strikes in a couple of months.
By EricSg
Posts:  25
Joined:  Thu Apr 23, 2020 3:02 am
#358787
Just to close the loop.
The growth stopped developing and became soft and white.

Which I think it means fungus has invaded (pls correct me if I’m wrong)

So I removed it with a pair of forceps.

Oh well.

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