Rooted cuttings help


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Hi I have a couple of S. leucophylla rooted cuttings. Each has two healthy pitchers on it but they are catching the wind like sails and rocking the roots and rhizome  back and forth. I have seen this cause bad health with tree saplings in the past, and I wondered what to do? I could snip off the pitchers (there are healthy firm buds on the rhizome) and give it a chance to root better or I could put in a stake and gently tie the pitchers to it with twine. Any thoughts on which would be preferable or any alternative actions?

W.

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Could you not just move the pots somewhere more sheltered or if they are in the ground then Personally i would use a cane and tie them to that until the roots are strong enough to support the plant but you may also have to trim the pitchers down a little to help the plant from being uprooted by the usual winter winds.

Canes first and if they are still being battered by the winds then you may have to trim the pitchers.

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Hi Stephen, thanks for posting. I don't have a greenhouse, no. I am growing these in a sink in  Fertile Fibre cocofibre and Perlite. 

Cheers from Bill.

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