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By Panman
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Hi Gang. My N. ventricosa has put off a bunch of basal shoots, probably because of the shoddy care it has gotten at my hands. What is the best way to go about harvesting these basal shoots? Do I unpot the whole kaboodle and separate them or carefully pick through the leaves and slice them off? Any advice is appreciated. I'm more of a temperate CP guy and have struggled with my Nepenthes acquisitions.
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By sanguinearocks101
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They are connected to the main plant by a small woody tendril. I usually dig a small hole around the base of the basal shoot as deep as I can and snip it. Then just put it in a pot and it should be fine.

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