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Cephalotus
Cephalotus  
Hello SarraceniaNorthwest !!!!

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I bougth this cephalotus from you in summer. I just want you to see it if everything is all right, is turning red with some circles and I dont know if is that good...te circle thing....? Im
Giving sun in the morning and late it will be like 9 hours but not alway. But alwats recieved 4 hours to 5.
Not much water just 4 days at week water.

Thank you :)

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Hi Gabriel,

This type of red spot can be caused by fungus.  The type like you seem to have usually doesn't cause problems.  The red ring forms around some kind of damage such as from a little bug or physical damage.  Just keep an eye on it.  If it seems to be spreading, then it would be good to spray it with a fungicide.  I usually see it on plants that have been in lower light combined with high humidity.  Your plant is a bit on the pale side, so a bit more light would be good.

Good Growing!

Jeff Dallas
Sarracenia Northwest
http://www.growcarnivorousplants.com

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