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Sarracenia Psittacina not going dormant.


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It is currently the middle of winter in Australia and my Sarracenia Psittacina is still not dormant, but my  Leucophylla and all my Venus Flytraps are dormant and I don't know why.

A few weeks ago the nighttime temp got down to -3C and today the daytime temp got to 24C. So the Psittacina still has its old pitchers (they are looking fine, not brown or anything) and new stunted non carnivorous pitchers. What have I done wrong? Edit: I cut off the old pitchers.

 

 

Aviv

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13 hours ago, The Venus Fly Trap House said:

I cut off the old pitchers.

Why? Were they dead or diseased?

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Please do not believe everything you read. If the plant does not want the pitchers they wouldn't be there. Take note of your plants, they tell you what they require.

No-one cuts the pitchers off all the wild plants in mid-winter  and they seem to do just fine come spring.

Removing dead parts is sufficient, just to keep the plants tidy.

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Find yourself a good Carnivorous Plant book, put your feet up and read it.

You can't glue the pitchers back on so you'll just have to apologise to the plant and beg its forgiveness.

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