Nepenthes help

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Nepenthes help

by sweetlouis121 » Mon May 04, 2009 11:48 pm

When a new leaf starts to grow, is the pitcher at the end supposed to be brown? I think it may be dead because it was shipped all the way from California (and I live in Pennsylvania....quite a bit away from California) and it may have been damaged from the shipping. Any help would be appreciated!! :D

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Re: Nepenthes help

by Aging_Bourbon » Tue May 05, 2009 12:00 am

well i could be dead from shock of the travel.. a picture would be really helpful with this but ususally if a pictures dead it turns black and shrivels up.. if you wanna know more about Nepenthes just read my caresheet

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Re: Nepenthes help

by Pat » Tue May 05, 2009 12:21 pm

The pitchers will turen black if they are dead. new unopened pitchers are usually brown with a little bit of fuzz on them. even if it is dead, a new leaf will open with a brand new pitcher on the end in a few months.
Hope this helps, Pat.

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