Carnivorous Plants/Black spot


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Blackspot from nowhere can you please help me. I dont know if is bad or what. This flytrap are in the burpee light that you recommended 14 hours of light. 32watts 6500k bulb

Thanks Jacob

Hi Gabriel,

I have good news.  There's nothing wrong with your plant.  This is simply an older leaf that is slowly on it's way out.  Often when adjusting to new conditions this happens.  Overall your plants look great.  That Red Dragon would make many people envious.  If you're not already, it might be time to feed your flytraps a bug or two.  Nothing too large; a fly or other small insect would give them a boost.  You're already getting nice big traps, a little food will really make them grow.

Good Growing!

Jeff Dallas
Sarracenia Northwest

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