Tiny deformed traps

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I don't know how many VFT's you have but if it is not many you could try submersing the whole plant in a bucket of water, perhaps weighing it down in the water with a plastic milk bottle full of water. Leave the plant for 24 hours, take out and repeat the process a week later. This will drown any aphids. The new growth should be fine then.


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What I meant to say was that it isn't necessarily so that either the new shoots are causing deformed leaves, or deformed leaves are causing new shoots, but there could (likely) be a different cause responsible for both the new shoots and the deformed leaves. As Blocky71 and David wrote, it could be aphids sucking on the new leaves, causing the plant to create more offshoots to survive.

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