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By gage
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#26619
i was wondering if anyone had some low giant seeds
By Aging_Bourbon
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#26635
Hey gage,

Well if you get "low giant" seeds it's not gonna be like a Low giant.. it has to do with Genetics a parent planet isn't the same as its childern "seeds" same with any species on this planet.


Allen,
By dionaea muscipula
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#26652
allenc666 wrote:Hey gage,

Well if you get "low giant" seeds it's not gonna be like a Low giant.. it has to do with Genetics a parent planet isn't the same as its childern "seeds" same with any species on this planet.


Allen,
yup allen said it you cant get a cultivar through seeds
By gage
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#26706
oh dang, so youd have to buy an actual plant
By nesler
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#26715
gage wrote:oh dang, so youd have to buy an actual plant
Bingo. In much the same way that two red-headed parents can have a blond-haired kid, genetic traits aren't guaranteed to be passed on. I'd be willing to bet that a B52 would probably have offspring that, on average, had larger traps than the average typical. But those offspring are not B52s.

All genuine cultivars are produced from divisions and leaf pullings, and grown through tissue culture. So they're all clones (of clones of clones of clones). They share the exact same DNA.
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By Matt
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#26718
Well said nesler. I've heard B52 F1 and Petite Dragon F1 (F1 means self pollinated for those non geneticists out there) maintain their traits very well. But they still are not considered the true cultivar.
By nesler
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#26725
Matt wrote:B52 F1
Yeah, actually, I have one of these. Fairly vigorous plant.
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