Carnivorous Plants/Cephalotus

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Cephalotus
Cephalotus  
The cephalotus is not growing .  It has black spot, look yellow and pither start growing they just stop and die.  What is happening ?
I potted 3 months ago .  Temperature 85f at noght goes to 70f t5 light and hi humidit

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Cephalotus are slow growing anyway, so it's not uncommon for them to stall for a few months.  The spots are concerning, and might indicate some sort of rust or other pest problem.  But the new growth (the green leaves) look very good actually.  I'd suggest just keeping the conditions as is and waiting for the plant to turn around.  Cephalotus are known for sulking for a long time after a repot, so since this one was only repotted 3 months ago, it could still be rebuilding its root system right now and will start putting out growth above ground soon.

If you want to get more expert opinions, I'd suggest posting on the FlytrapCare forums and asking there:
http://www.flytrapcare.com/phpBB3/pitcher-plants.html

Good growing to you!
Matt

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We have been growing thousands of Venus flytraps and carnivorous plants for many years and can help provide any sort of care guidance for Venus flytraps and many other carnivorous plants.

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