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By Zero
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Hello everyone!
Hope you doing great, you and your wonderful flytraps!
I have this south west giant a year now. This year the main plant has shown some weird chlorotic stripes only on the traps not the leaves.
Does anyone know what is that?
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By Zero
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Thanks for your reply!
You like it? It didnt catch anything.
I closed it to take the photo!
For me it looks like CMV infection but i am not 100% sure.
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By andynorth
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Zero wrote: Sun Apr 21, 2024 3:38 pm Thanks for your reply!
You like it? It didnt catch anything.
I closed it to take the photo!
For me it looks like CMV infection but i am not 100% sure.
Not so much like. I just think it looks kind of cool. What exactly is CMV Infection? I tried looking it up but everything I seen was for humans. As I am sure you are aware, closing flytraps will cause it to die off prematurely.
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By Zero
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CMV means cucumber mosaic virus. I have posted a photo of a cucumber leaf with the infection. The mosaic patern seems the same, to me at least.
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By Panman
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It looks like a virus to me. Itcould bw genetic but treating it for a virus won't hurt. I'd start with Bioadvanced 3-in-1.
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