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By TrapsAndDews
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I've noticed that some of my spatulata seedlings have leaves that are turning red. Is this good or bad?
Sundew with green leaves.
Sundew with green leaves.
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Sundew with leaves turning red.
Sundew with leaves turning red.
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By ChefDean
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Neither, it's normal. There will be some variation in seedlings, and it's much more apparent when they're small. It'll probably lighten up as it gets bigger.
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