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Red dragon
Red dragon  

Red dragon
Red dragon  
so ... this baby I bought from you guy...well  is growing really well..I think ...see the picture to corroborate ;)
My question is if I cut the flower stalk or or should leave it grow and take the seed? I do not want to weaken the plant as just come out of dormancy. So please I need an advice lol. The plant are doing well with the burpee light that you recommended 32watt and 6500 k . 14hr of light

Thanks again and hope to buy more from you soon!


Hi Gabriel,

Since this plant is young still, cut the flower off.  However, wait until the flower stalk is up a few inches before cutting.  If you do it too soon the plant will produce more, and that really has a weakening effect.  I like to do it when the flower buds get more pronounced.

Good Growing!

Jeff Dallas
Sarracenia Northwest  

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