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By Panman
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I've got a new Heliamphora heterodoxa x minor. I've had it for a month and it appears to be doing well. When I got it, it had a new pitcher forming. That pitcher has now popped open, the nectar spoon is nice and red and it has red around the edges. My question is, how frequently does a heli like this put up pitchers?
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By NightRaider
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My nutans, collina and pulchella have all been averaging probably 1 new fully developed pitcher per growth point every 4-6 weeks if I had to guess. Don't have one personally but I'd expect het x minor to be at least that rate under the same conditions.
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By Nepenthes0260
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A new pitcher every 4-6 weeks is pretty typical for most helis under good conditions. For easier hybrids it's closer to 4, while for mature plants of some slow growing species (such as sarracenioides and ceracea) it can take around two months to see a new pitcher.
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