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By Clive Damato
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#367895
Hello, i have a nepenthes and i am seeing red spost on the leaves. Is it fungus? Any help on how to stop it?
Location Malta Europe zone 11a
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By P A U L
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#367900
did you spray something on it? last time i saw something similar was when i sprayed a home made fertilizer that was too concentrated and it apparently burned the leaves.
By Clive Damato
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#367910
No i do not fertilize , although i tried once with sea weed fertilizer but nothing happened so never saw the need to use it again. Something similar happened with my gaya, i repotted it and stopped but now i can see the spots showing again on the gaya. Also in the rebecca soper the first spots happened about three months ago but now are getting bigger.
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By Apollyon
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#367913
You bring it under more intense light or was there a change in its environment recently? Did the pots get drier than normal?
By Clive Damato
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#367981
It did got a little dry because i taught it was fungus from to much water, but apart from that nothing has changed. Also i noted that on the leaves there is some limestone dust ( in malta our main stone is made from limestone And with all the construction happening next to our house the nepenthes are getting some dust, but only on these 2 nepenthes its happening.
By Clive Damato
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#368350
For d gaya i used dried sphag and perlite and a little bit of bark. The rebecca soper i dod not repot it yet.
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