Date: Wed, 09 Jun 99 00:19 EDT From: Dave Evans <T442119@RUTADMIN.RUTGERS.EDU> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Message-Id: <aabcdefg2064$foo@default> Subject: Re: inflorescence on Nepenthes cutting
> Nepenthes x Mixta or something very similar.... ...Any
> recommendations? Should I cut the inflorescence immediately to
> prevent the plant from wasting all its energy?
Do you feel the plant is healthy? If so, then you can let it
flower. I feel it's a good policy to record the sex of your Nepenthes
along with other descriptive data like color, location, ect.
> Wait until a flower opens so I can determine the gender of the
> plant and then cut the inflorescence? Let the plant bloom and
> not worry about it?
Well, if you let it bloom, you may be able to donate any pollen
and get back some seed, or you may get a chance for someone to send
you some pollen to make seed.
Yes, Nepenthes cuttings of that size often flower, but I beleive
you see this effect more in a greenhouse than under lights...
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