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By Apollyon
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Hey guys,

I purchased this flytrap "starter" around the beginning of 2020. When I received it, the plant was pretty small, about 1.5 inches in diameter or so in 2.5 inch starter pot. I've been repotting all of my flytraps this week and I was aiming to divide this guy into several different plants. I was blown away by the fact the entire cluster was a single rhizome that hadn't divided yet. The plant itself got pretty big in the summer but I never would have guessed how much the plant would grow in a single season. :shock: Has anyone else had a similar experience?
I can't wait for this one to wake up. I hope it turns into a monster.
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By Carnies
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Wait, is that a FTS Starter Size plant?
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By Apollyon
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No, it was an ebay vendor. Honestly the plant was smaller than FTS starters I've received.
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By MikeB
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Joined:  Sat Apr 25, 2020 4:13 pm
My Big Vigorous flytraps are the same way. They rarely produce divisions, and their rhizomes get huge.

Your flytrap is a good candidate for leaf-pull propagation.
By VFTNoob
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Joined:  Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:53 pm
Yes, got this starter G16 from FTS in June. By December 31st it had turned into 2 mother plants, a huge cluster of smaller traps and like 6 more smaller divisions. It is so vigorous and I loved watching it do its thing. My first cultivar so it holds a special place in my heart. Glad its a badass!
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