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for those of you who don't visit the CPUK forum, you may like to see some recent pics of a Cephalotus I raised from seed about 20 years ago
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This plant is grown under natural light in my greenhouse. just about to name this as a new cultivar, 'Eden Black'. I am starting to distribute in Europe at the minute, perhaps do a batch overseas in 2008 if there is enough interest.
 

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Beautiful. And that is an understatment.

Is it touchy about holding the pigment? i.e. if repotted does it pale out? Like red tube flavas?
 

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Um... yes. I would definately be interested in... 2008. That is an incredible plant.

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count me in too. i saw it on the CPUK form a little while ago. the pitchers are absolutly amazing! does it make winter leaves like that too?
Alex
 

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Congratulations, this is a really big accomplishment! Have you tried selfing it to see if that coloration breeds true?
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Nice! I had similar coloration when I grew a Ceph in very strong sunlight with a Black Red Dragon on a balcony in SF.
Still wasn't THAT black though. That bad boy is Sa-Weeet!
I would have a VERY strong interest in obtaining a clone, could even trade something choice for it..
 

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That is just beaaaaaaaaaauuuutiful! Love the proposed name too. Those will be hot demand once in production. And cephs grow so slowly...

Maybe I'll get one before I die. lol

Thanks for sharing that!
 
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I'd be keen to try this ceph too if you're open to shipping to Singapore. :)

Cheers!
 

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Hey there gar,
Where did you get your original plant.In other words, Was the seed from your plants and obtained somewhere else/
I have one nearly that Black that I received from Allen Lowrie.
I am watching it very closely
Lois
 
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