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  1. S

    Utricularia alpina dormacy

    O.K, heres a quick update about my winndowsill growing U.alpina: Its been growing like a champ, but I have had a major problem with fungus. The fungus seems to have gone away now though, and it is happy. Now my question: What do I do for its dormacy? Or shall I skip dormacy? Thank you for...
  2. F

    D.meristocaulis & other seeds for sale!

    Hello to all,     Seeds of the magnificent D.meristocaulis as well as other S.American Drosera, Utrics, Genlisea & Heliamphora are now available for sale from two sources. Other than having the chance to grow these incredible plants, you will also be contributing directly to help pay for the...
  3. Finch

    Whats the most annoying think you can do

    I will go first (question is the topic and description) The most anoying thing iv done [here] probably would be spinning toppics off in bazare directions (leading to their ineveieble death) wich is quite  uswful for me at times- not that iv ever done it on purpouse The other would be listing...
  4. kayaker78

    Still looking for utrics

    Im running short of spare plants to trade, but Utrics do grow fast.  Plants with a * next to them are currently available for trade.  I also have 2 1/2" pots, I can sent them out of to 90 in a box. Also looking for pings Utricularia Grow list- U. alpina U. amythstina U...
  5. kayaker78

    Utrics to trade

    I am looking for anything I dont have primarily utrics! Also mixican pings and drosera. I can offer small cuttings of the below species (grow list below trade list): U. dichotoma U. dichotoma (originally labeled U. monanthos) U. livida bettys beach U. livida durban U. livida merriwuk U...
  6. kayaker78

    2 1/2" plastic pots for trade

    I have tons of 2 1/2" pots to trade for any plants i dont have! Im primarily looking for Utrics I dont have, also mexican pings and drosera. I know everyone can use these!   My grow list (pm me for updates): Cephalotus follicularis Drosera 1. D. aliciae {seed} 2. D. anglica {seed} 3. D...
  7. Jeremiah Harris

    Trade list

    Hello Here is a list of plants I have for trade. just to let you know some of the Nepenthes I may want to hold on to for month or so just to make sure that are doing well. I'm looking for any CPs not I my grow list (I will add in a new post). D. californica D. muscipula D. admirabilis D...
  8. homer

    Utrics for trade

    I have a plug each of tricolor and livida for trade.  Plugs are approx. 2" in diameter. I'm looking for any utric not on my list.  USA only please. Here's what I am currently growing: alpina amethystina arenaria bisquamata calycifida 'Yog-sothoth' dichotoma flaccida graminifolia...
  9. S

    Utricularia alpina

    Hello everybody! I am getting Utricularia alpina soon, how do you grow it? I need help in everything,I dont know how to grow it at all, I have no idea. Are one of these mixes O.K for U.alpina, and which one is best?(If any are good enought!) 1:1 spaghnum moss, peat 2:1 two parts spaghnum...
  10. jimscott

    U. alpina tubers

    In another topic that is now disappearing, Tamlin described how he cultivates U. alpina. In yet another topic, I was under the impression, perhaps wrongly, that the tubers can be the beginning of new plants. Is that correct? Can I separate the tubers and plant them in separate pots, to produce...
  11. Clint

    I got a ton of utrics in the mail-help!

    i just got a ton of utrics in the mail from canada, and i've only heard of a couple of them. i was wondering if they all need similar care to the regualr utrics (like livida, subulata, etc, i know alpina is special ) and i was wondering if any of them are particularly rare. U. blanchetii...
  12. Copper

    Bonnie's alpina

    Yes, it was proved by my flower that this is longifolia, BUT WAIT!  DO NOT GET RID OF THE PLANT.  Keep it marked as longifolia, because it may be only that, but...  I have several pots of longifolia.  Two are from the one Bonnie sent.  One of these (that has not flowered) is the one I keep...
  13. Jeremiah Harris

    63 different cps for trade

    Here is was I have for trade. I'm looking for anything not on my grow list which I will post in a new topic so that no one will be confused. The first number is how many plants I have for trade the second in the approximant size in inches. N. rajah 1-3 2”-3 ¾ “ N. villosa 1 2” for something...
  14. Colieo

    U. alpina flowering

    Hey everyone, My U.alpina is sending up two of what I *think* are flower scapes. They do not resemble lolons, nor do they resemble airial stolons. I was wondering if anyone could provide some pictures of what newly-growing scapes look like? Thanks alot, Cole
  15. homer

    S. purpurea ssp. venosa var. montana

    Okay, I have 1 S. purpurea ssp. venosa var. montana available for trade to anyone in the USA.  I'm looking for the following 2 species as a trade, but am not limited to them.  If you have anything spiffy to offer, I'm all ears. D. capensis "all red" and U. humboldtii Here's my current...
  16. S

    U. alpina

    Hello, The other day I noticed on the end of 2 of my U. alpina leaves...there are another set of smaller leaves growing from the tip! Is this normal? I would post a pic, but my digi cant get a good close up. Thanks, Kevin
  17. E


    Greetings all, I had a bright ideal and would like to know if anyone thinks it would work. I thought that it would be possible to simulate the natural conditions that many epiphytic utrics grow in by constructing a tube of chicken wire and filling it with orchid bark and LFS. The tube would...
  18. S

    U. Alpina

    Hello, I just recieved a very awesome U. Alpina thanks to Copper . I just need to know if It likes highland, lowland, or temperate conditions. And a prefered water level and soil. Thanks, Kevin