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Nepenthes dried up
Nepenthes dried up  

dried up
dried up  

I made a big mistake in the care of this nepenthes. I was unaware that the plant soil had completely dried out.  I watered the plant a lot last night.  Is there any chance that this nepenthes will pull through.  Is there anything I can do in an effort to safe it?  I have enclosed to photos of the plant.



Hi Weylin,

You may have some leaf damage, but this will probably pull through.  The upper leaf still looks ok.  

It might be time to consider a larger pot.  Larger pots don't dry out as fast, so it can really be helpful.

Good Growing!

Jeff Dallas
Sarracenia Northwest

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