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By Leonardlow
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Hi may I know why is my VFT crown partially darken ? Is that something to do with the water or insect that I fed ? I fed some black ant last week about 1/3 of my VFT size. Is my plant sick :? :?
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By Joshuamarshall792
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If you're talking about the trap itself, it is fine, it's 100% normal if you're talking about the rhizome then that Is crown rot to the rhizome

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By Apollyon
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Appears you're in the opposite hemisphere lol. Plant won't go dormant unless it gets the cues from nature or you change your indoor environment. If it is basking in outdoor sunlight it will do its thing when the time is right. Indoor growing (successfully) is a little more complicated but there is a lot of info (a lot of it on this forum) out there. The plant may not have agreed with the insect but honestly it doesn't look like anything to worry about. Traps naturally die off and regrow throughout its lifespan. If the trap gets triggered enough then it'll die back once it has served it purpose.
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