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 ...
is it insanity to think that some of my dried out cp might come back to life if put back into moisture?
they all died and turned brown, now i'm doing experiment to see if maybe they will revive from root mass or not
man to make along story short, i had about 30+ sundews and all was weel for about a years time , then ig to aphids, and tried to use a product i never seen mentioned for CP and if killed most of my sundew, then lil while later i put them outside and some maintance guy accidently fertilized them...
what could i use to get rid of aphids on sundew, i thought of getting some lady bugs, but then i think to my self will they do the job of eating or will they get eatin them selves. not sure what other things i can do to my cp as most sprays reek havoc on them. maybe some of you more seasoned...
i have the following plants for trade or S&H
6 Binata mixed forms
10 Capensis Mixed Types
4 P. Primuliflora
also have the following seeds for S.A.S.E
10 packets Capensis
4 Packets Spathulata
also i'm going to limit how many plants to a single person(only applys to Free) no more then 3 plants...
namely Paradoxa and falconeri. I have tried the water method with limited success, meaning the only plant i did this way that was a success was capensis. was going to try the media method to see how that works
well about 6 or 7 years ago i had about 5 diff Droseras, 1 dalintonia, 1 Ping. lutea, and Dio. Typical and a red dragon. i loved them they where about 1 year old when they died , due to my illness(cancer), now i'm healthy and am trying to get back into this wonderful hobby, now i want just about...
Looking for Cephalotus cutting, division , or seeds.
PM me if you would like to send for S&h , as of right now my collection of cp are poor looking, with the exception of my D.adelae all the CP i got from a friends Experiments in plant torture, so i'm rebilitating them ...