What do i do with dead/dying Pitchers ?

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What do i do with dead/dying Pitchers ?

by Sharoman » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:39 am

I'v recently transferred my Nep into a terrarium and its going through a transitional period, which means some of the Pitchers are dying.
my question is what do i do with them after they die?
do i cut them? and if so then where am i supposed to cut?

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Re: What do i do with dead/dying Pitchers ?

by snapperhead51 » Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:10 am

yep just trim them off I did a vid on a plant to show how its done , you may find it a help ??

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUovMD6A0-Y[/youtube]

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Re: What do i do with dead/dying Pitchers ?

by hegory » Thu Apr 12, 2012 2:37 am

John, I need an accent like yours! American chicks dig Australian accents! :D
what hybrid is that? it looks like it may be a cross between Veitchii and maxima
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Re: What do i do with dead/dying Pitchers ?

by Sharoman » Thu Apr 12, 2012 1:56 pm

The question is, is there a specific point that im suppose to cut?
and will they actually grow new ones after i'v cut the old, dead, ones?

love your collection by the way :)

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Re: What do i do with dead/dying Pitchers ?

by snapperhead51 » Thu Apr 12, 2012 3:28 pm

hegory wrote:John, I need an accent like yours! American chicks dig Australian accents! :D
what hybrid is that? it looks like it may be a cross between Veitchii and maxima



Hegory at my age I dont need to impress any chick luckily , ,best you come over here and live for a while only why :mrgreen:
that plant is N.maxima x mira , very nice pitchers on it they get very large too , this summer ones are a great size .

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Re: What do i do with dead/dying Pitchers ?

by snapperhead51 » Thu Apr 12, 2012 3:34 pm

Sharoman wrote:The question is, is there a specific point that im suppose to cut?
and will they actually grow new ones after i'v cut the old, dead, ones?

love your collection by the way :)
:mrgreen:

, well I cut my pitchers off when the die back is about half way down the pitcher, reason , it just looks ugly and prevents any mould or fungus happening in high humidity in the green house .
as the old pitcher starts to die off , you should if your plants in the right conditions , produce new leaf and tendrils with pitcher forming on the ends of them , its the way the plant grows up ward , as one die's off the next form to replace it, if this is not happening , you need to change the climate , or conditions in your grow area quickly as its not right for them ok
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Re: What do i do with dead/dying Pitchers ?

by Sharoman » Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:52 am

The last time it happened was when the plant was just a few months old (or even younger) and since then i dont belive they've regrown.
now that they're in a new informant im hoping they'll have decent enough conditions to regrow.


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