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By jetfire245
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Hey everyone! For awhile my typical flytrap has been growing amazingly.

Just today though I noticed some traps appeared abnormally black.

From the photos does this look okay? There's definitely new healthy growth but some of its largest leaves are dying off.

Last time I saw something like this, it was my overwatered king Henry.
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By jetfire245
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Carnies wrote: Wed Jun 29, 2022 12:35 am Doesn't look out of the ordinary to me.
I guess it threw me off. Because a couple weeks ago, It was growing like you gave it drugs.

And now I'm seeing that trap death. So on edge since my king Henry got screwed.
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By Apollyon
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That's just what they do. Mine all have that going on right now. It'll continue to grow and terminate leaves throughout the season
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By IoanAdam
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If you feed them a food item that is too large, the leaves will die. The ideal size for the food item should be maximum one third of the traps size. I hope this helped!

Adam
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IoanAdam wrote: Wed Jun 29, 2022 5:50 pm If you feed them a food item that is too large, the leaves will die. The ideal size for the food item should be maximum one third of the traps size. I hope this helped!

Adam
Nah. They feed themselves - and I basically check what they've caught daily. It was not caused by food.
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