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By Eric Jiang
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#367525
Hey guys, three days ago I gave my VFT seedling a food too large for it to digest. Soon I realized I made a mistake, and the traps began to turn black, leaves turning yellow. What should I do now?
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By P A U L
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#367526
They'll be fine. That happens to mine all the time. I believe if there are just too much nutrients in the food, the VFT keep digesting until it dies. I imagine during that time, you had 1 or 2 new traps grow. Then later, we can make a TV show called My 600 lbs Plants

edit. feeding it once a month is sufficient. when it's larger... 3 times?
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By MikeB
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#367527
The trap will die and "take one for the team". The rest of the plant will get a load of nutrients, and it will produce more new leaves from this.
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