Date: Fri, 19 Feb 1999 06:08:49 -0500 (EST) From: "Carl Strohmenger (HSC)" <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Message-Id: <aabcdefg505$foo@default> Subject: Re: N. merrilliana
Perhaps your light levels are too low for pitcher formation. If you
are using artificial lighting, perhaps there is some frequency missing that
the leaves need for pitcher formation.
On Thu, 18 Feb 1999, Trent Meeks wrote:
> However, you mention N. merrilliana -one of my favorite
> subjects. Why? Because it is so difficult to grow. My plant has NEVER been
> subjected to a temperature below 55 degree F, and even that was only for a
> few hours. Humidity has never dropped below 60 percent where I grow it, and
> light levels are giving me nice medium green leaves. I water it with RO.
> water. It rarely produces a pitcher, and if it does, it is about the size of
> a peanut. The problem has got to be the soil! Any cultural suggestions from
> those of you who have seen it in the wild?
> Trent Meeks
> Pompano Beach, Florida.
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