Re: inflorescence on Nepenthes cutting

From: Walter Greenwood (
Date: Wed Jun 09 1999 - 07:18:49 PDT

Date: Wed, 09 Jun 1999 10:18:49 -0400
From: "Walter Greenwood" <>
Message-Id: <aabcdefg2072$foo@default>
Subject: Re: inflorescence on Nepenthes cutting

Nicholas Plummer wrote:

> Incidentally, is it common for recent cuttings to bloom?

Yes. If the plant was ready to bloom, then a terminal cutting will
frequently go ahead and do it. Roots are not required. Assuming that
your goal is to root the cutting instead of to collect pollen, you ought
to cut the inflorescense off before it consumes too much energy.

- WG

Quidquid Latine dictum sit, altum viditur.

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