Re: Upper traps and orchids

Andreas Wistuba (
Wed, 16 Mar 1994 15:22:31 GMT+1

>... this morning, I dicovered that it had produced an upper pitcher.
> This has never happened before to _any_ any of my plants. Is this
> just some biological decision on the part of the plant or could it
> have something to do with the fact that I am using hormones for
> fertilizing?

What kind of hormones do you use? If you use giberellic acid the
upper pitcher might be caused by this.
I induced upper pitchers by using gibberellic acid. However I would
not do so as this treatment weakens your plants.