Few Cephalotus

Muckydoo

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Here is a few pics of my Cephalotus.
First is the one I got from VarunA.
Such a great plant, never gives me trouble and gets very dark!
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And this one is my German Giant. Extremely vigorous in its growth.
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I have them under a humidity dome and what I consider lower light levels. They really don't seem to mind!
 

Muckydoo

Carnivorous Plant Addict
A little cephalotus tower I decided to play with. I still have 2 pots full of baby cephalotus that I made with a small tissue culture tube of cephalotus that I got from @WillyCKH over 3 years ago. Once they got out of that pot and bag they've been in for a few years, they really took off. I'm amazed at the resilience of this plant!

I didn't add springtails yet so there is a bit of white mold that need to cycle through.
I'm hopeful that it pushes upwards and fills the top in. I didn't do anything special with this, it's just peat and perlite and I shoved teeny tiny baby plants in there and hope for the best and I think 75% of them survived and even a few that I thought were dead turned out to be alive after over a month of looking brown and dead.
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And my 2+ year old pot of TC cephalotus.
They sit on the bottom shelf out of direct light in pure sphagnum moss.
I open the bag three times in the past 2 years once to add a little bit of water and two times to harvest a few plants.

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Sparrow

Carnivorous Plant Addict
A little cephalotus tower I decided to play with. I still have 2 pots full of baby cephalotus that I made with a small tissue culture tube of cephalotis that I got from @WillyCKH over 3 years ago. Once they got out of that pot and bag they've been in for a few years they really took off. I'm amazed at the resilience of this plant!

I didn't add springtails yet so there is a bit of white mold that need to cycle through.
I'm hopeful that it pushes upwards and fills the top in. I didn't do anything special with this, it's just peat and perlite and I shoved teeny tiny baby plants in there and hope for the best and I think 75% of them survived and even a few that I thought were dead turned out to be alive after over a month of looking brown and dead.
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And my 2+ year old pot of TC cephalotus.
They sit on the bottom shelf out of direct light in pure sphagnum moss.
I open the bag three times in the past 2 years once to add a little bit of water and two times to harvest a few plants.

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Cool idea. Post pics of progress.
 

Muckydoo

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These are doing really really well.
I have given them no food other than a few springtails which I have seen floating in the traps. I might given them a tiny amount of maxsea this weekend. Maybe. Still hesitant since it's doing so good on its own but I will start with a very diluted mixture of 50ppm to start.

The bottom row is still incredibly slow but I expected that.

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Shoggoths

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Nice, when mine are doing well, I usually do nothing but recently, I put a pellet of slow releasing fertilizer (like osmocote) in one pitcher of each plants and they are looking way better (I try on one a few months ago to be sure it would not kill it).
 

Muckydoo

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This is by far the darkest clone I have.
Labeled as a German Giant, it's significantly darker than the other three pots I have that came from the same plant!

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This big boy has some colour now.

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And the "tower"
Middle is doing great, the bottom... Not so much. Probably too wet.

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Shoggoths

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They are looking really hot. Do you know the RH in your setup?
I bagged a few of my ceph that wasn't looking great in Autumn and they are now looking really nice and colorfull but the one that are not bagged are greener and lose more pitchers over time. Pitchers turn dark then crispy and brown.
 
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