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By bijillon
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Joined:  Mon Mar 28, 2016 6:58 pm
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I've read online like you can rub rose petals on the apex and use it as a ph tester. I had a dying pitcher on my cephalotus and cut it off and in half, I saw it was park purple and rubbed it on paper out of Curiosity. It came out to a light purple and then I added water, not a lot happened, I added lime juice and it turned bright pink, I think you can use old cephalotus to test ph.Image Is this wrong to do?
By mokigarden
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Joined:  Mon Jan 25, 2016 7:10 pm
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What do mean is it wrong to do? I think it's fascinating that you found out that cephalotus pigmentation can act like a litmus test.

Will your cephalotus appreciate it if you do it on a constant basis? Probably not. Although it was a dying pitcher, so it might have less of a negative impact.

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