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Nepenthes ?
Nepenthes ?  

I got this Nepenthes from you guys back in March I think.  Its was labeled as Nepenthes ? .  I have a question about whether I should repot the plant into a new pot or treat the plant with fungicide. I noticed that there is some white fungicide growing on the soil surface.  I have attached a photo to this email.   it is the only plant in that area that has the mold on it.   

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Water= distilled
light= On a window sill.  



Hi Weylin,

If you're wanting to have this plant in a bigger pot, this is a good opportunity to transplant it.  To minimize this mold in the future, do more top-watering of the pot.  It helps to keep fungal spores from settling on the soil.  There's also no harm in using a low-tox fungicide such as sulfur to prevent this.

Good Growing!

Jeff Dallas
Sarracenia Northwest

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