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  1. i'll write mine like this caphalotus (phil mann) given to me by Stephen Morley aka Gardenofeden grown from leaf cuttings in a sheffield greenhouse
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  2. May be too few noted the previous owners ;). What ever you do its wrong one way.
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  3. I do not necessarily see putting the growers name in parentheses an issue, however these can end up becoming a 'named clone', i.e. Cephalotus Phil Mann etc.
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  4. I recommend u to reread the whole thread from my first post to the last one again and I'm sure u will answer yourself without asking me... Why you don't ask these people straight?
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  5. I wouldn't bet on it... how many different named clones do u grow, so u can make such conclusions?
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  6. What I read about some use Fungicides as prophylactic measure None can heal but maybe prohibit Infection. Quarantine for new plants in your collection. Eradication of all possible infected soil or plants is always good.. I establish plants together with Cephalotus which depend on Mycorrhiza relationship. Erica likes the same soil and is always mycorrhizal. The best way to keep away a pest fungus is to establish a good one which fights for his habitat. I don’t know if it will work on the long term with Cephalotus, because I have them only for a
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  7. Even if the leaf or plant was taken from nature, shouldn't it be named after the original source and not renamed as it passes from person to person?
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  8. Sudden death is a fungal infection (term maybe not right in English) which grows very fast. In most cases not even a healthy looking leaf taken from an infected plant did survive. It takes from the first sign (wilting of green leaf or trap) to final stage maybe even in a few days. Infection through roots clogs the sap flow. Look for wilting disease.
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  9. Thank you very much for detailed info! I'll give it a try when I get some time.
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  10. Hey Guys, Thanks for welcoming me to the CPUK Community, @naoki For most CP 1/3 MS will work fine for Nepenthes i prefer to use 1/4. In my opinion they grow better with it. For demonstation purpose i would recommend you to work with some dionaea seeds since they have a thick coat they're easy to sterilize. Working with explants is much more tricky in my opinion and i still have sometimes some trouble with them while sterilizing. Hormones are not always necessary for example most of the drosera species will multiply just fine even without any hormones. When working w
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