i would be into some them flowers seeds, do not have tonne of space but have few 5-7 square feet planter box spaces to fill wife would like flowers so this could be good, i use organic living soil in containers since landlord said no in ground planting , also love to water plants with the fish...
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looking like i got life in the first of my pots, looking mostly like tiny cotyledon now , exciting been number years since started some dews from seed. gonna get some bloodworms or daphnia to feed them when i can see the dew.
i know some guys using coir for mycology, aLotta mushrooms are salt sensitive, and most i have spoken with say they have not had salt issues, one of them even tds'd tested it, said generally salt was no issue in his tests. that being said i think most the modern day vendors get it from sources...
i would like to add some more sar to collection please sign me up. all my north american pitchers same kind looking kinda like rubra, but they just coming outta dormancy was one them bug eating plant cubes and shows pic of a s. purpea but at this point not convinced that what it is.
bound to be...
some of the suppliers of the coco coir, are not so good at rinsing it of it's salt. so my advice is to soak and wash the coir very well with rain or r/o distilled water. with that said other day i bumped into a thread on here talking about sundews grown on coco.
i myself would love to know...
i'm closer to seattle and have had various cp over the years. i know for sundews specificly may not need terraium, but live in a small apartment so would like to have them in my old 5 gallon hexagon fish tank. orignally i had got all my CP from a place in seattle, had thouse for good 3 or 4...
i know from experience with other seeds, sometimes i can take longer to get old seeds to germ and i see no reason cp seed would be much different. pretty sure refrigeration and dry space for seeds would be part of keeping them longer, my seeds here where not stored in best way possible. but...
recently i was digging through my things i found some drosera seed from 2005 -2006, i decided to plant them it has been about 2 weeks now not signs of life yet. the ones i have on moss are d. spatulata, d. capensis and d. burmanii .
that had me wondering what are the oldest sundew seeds any one...
hello fellow CP'ers
i have browsed the forums for while now, learned north American pitcher plants and cobra lily grow so much better outdoors. do not have much in way of place for many outdoor plants, so looking to get a terraium setup indoors have some dews and pings that will do ok.
i been looking into culturing various live foods. but i have questions about the pproduction of a given type of culture
i have the following cultures at this point .
White worms (just now getting established)
Black worms (in middle of getting established)...
sunlight supply new wave 24 is a 4 bulb T5HO Fixture, this would need bulbs but has worked fine for me.
brand new this site lists them for $126
what i am looking to do is get back into growing CP
the cp that excit me most, Cephalotus ...
well had a plant for 9 months and it did not drop pitchers while i had it, only thing it did was grew more, i would wonder ifthese suffer from same sorta thing at the vft ,where if they get too much food in a trap it will die off.
the fly trap broke out the fridge!
Just what i needed , funny that is for sure. pual senior evolved from a plant . wow that brings up the question which came first Paul Sr. or the Darlintonia?:jester: ???
i miss my ceph. they are one of my favorite plants. hope to have one again, the one i had was looking great the 9 months i had it.
well sooner or later i will get another , and will have to post pics here if i do.