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By MattBrocchini
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Thanks Steve, just hoping to prevent it next year. The first pitchers are truly amazing, 18 inches or more in height, but they fall over just a few days after reaching that altitude. Then shorter ones come up which tent to stay upright. I'm in California where there is no rain in the spring usually so they are not filling with water, they just grow up.... and fall over.
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By Greggypoos
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They look a little etiolated to me. When they don't get enough sun, they can grow thin and leggy - making them less able to support themselves. If you have only just moved them to a really sunny spot, hopefully future leaves will be stronger. Might not be until next year though.
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By Nepenthes0260
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I think they look a tad etiolated as well. I'd move them into a sunnier spot and expect more upright pitchers. I've also noticed the the pitchers sometimes flop over if they're getting too hot or if the peat is degrading too much, but based on that pic looks like a light issue to me.

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