The cold hit my Nepenthes 'Miranda'

Lee's Summit, MO(Zone 6a)

I forgot to turn on the heat in my greenhouse and my Miranda got hit with cold temps. for a couple of days. It looks brown and crispy, except for three green leaves. What do I need to do - cut it back or leave it alone? Thanks for any help.

Tampa, FL(Zone 9b)

I am glad you brought this up Kay because even though I brought mine in, mine did the same thing. I had 2 plants in the same pot and one is completely gone. I cut all the brown, crispy leaves off; but left the root system...hoping that it comes back. The other one only has a few leaves left and no pitchers

Since the plant is carnivorous and all the pitchers are gone...will it find another way to feed until it starts growing pitchers again?

Poughkeepsie, NY(Zone 6a)

Carnovorous plants get most of their energy from light, bugs are like desert. No need to really feed them.

It would help if you could post a photo of that Nepenthes KayJones.

Lee's Summit, MO(Zone 6a)

OK - will take a couple tomorrow and post them.

Lee's Summit, MO(Zone 6a)

Here is an image of my poor Nep:

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Lee's Summit, MO(Zone 6a)

Here's another pic. of my 'dead' Nep:

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Poughkeepsie, NY(Zone 6a)

Oh my. They look really dry. And dead. They need to kept moist at all times.

Lee's Summit, MO(Zone 6a)

So, do I cut them back?

Poughkeepsie, NY(Zone 6a)

You could but I don't give them most hope. The first photo plant I'd chuck out. The second photo I'd cut out all the dead stuff and cross your fingers for the little green you have left to take off and grow.

Lee's Summit, MO(Zone 6a)

O.K., thanks.

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