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My sarracenia (recently repotted last month) is going reddish?

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My sarracenia is going red on its pitchers which are growing; is this normal? 

Last year pitchers were totally green; this year they are going red in areas like a person with a heat rash. 

Tried uploading photo but it didn’t work. 

 

 

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Hi, maybe is just an accumulation of anthocyanins, the responsible substance of the red pigmentation. 

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Pitchers on a lot of species turn red in full sun. If the old pitchers are from autumn or when it was in a garden centre they will probably be green through lack of light. Hard to advise on any heat rash effect without seeing a photo though

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Usually the balcony or a windowsill but it spent three days in a relative’s back garden recently whilst I was there, and thus it got a whole day’s sun on each day it was there. 

 

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