How do i get red leaves on my VFT?

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How do i get red leaves on my VFT?

by wellsie1984 » Sun Mar 14, 2010 1:39 pm

Most of the traps on my vft are still green, a few have a slight pinkish tinge. what should i do to make it healthier??

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Re: How do i get red leaves on my VFT?

by Ronnie » Sun Mar 14, 2010 2:42 pm

Only specific cultivatars of VFT are Red..
If you have a typical don't expect it to go red..

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Re: How do i get red leaves on my VFT?

by Matt » Sun Mar 14, 2010 3:39 pm

As Ronnie says, red leaves only occur on plants that are genetically red pigmented.

Most flytraps will get red interior traps, but most don't show a lot of color early in the spring. In late summer and early fall I've noticed my flytraps are the most colorful.
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Re: How do i get red leaves on my VFT?

by KruperTrooper » Wed Mar 17, 2010 12:30 am

Lots of Sun, but it also depends on the plant. Home Depot/ Lowes plants won't get all red but they will have a red hue on the inner middle portion of the trap.


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