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  1. M

    Good starter CP's for TC?

    For a while now, I've been wanting to do a bit of tissue culture. I'm still organizing information and supplies, but I realized I had no idea what to TC. I don't want to buy some expensive material and fail, and I don't have a very extensive plant collection. I am wondering, you jelly people...
  2. T

    Hello from Southern California!

    Hi all, I've been a very long time lurker finally decided to make an account. I've been keeping Drosera, Sarrs, and VFTs for a few years now but within the last year decided to get serious with some rarer species, Nepenthes, and now I'm venturing into tissue culture. I love the information and...
  3. BeastMaster

    Aloha fm Makiki

    New to carnivorous plants but finally got a really nice pitcher to add to my "living wall"[emoji2]. Climate here in Hawaii makes it easier to culture these guys along side my bromeliads & mini orchids. Hope to learn techniques & tips from forum members on keeping these interesting plants! Sent...
  4. Doomsday

    Drosophyllum lusitanicum: Tissue Culture Follow-Along

    Hey guys, I've been doing a lot of sterile culture work lately, and thought it might be fun to share some of the projects with you guys, as they unfold. If there's enough interest, I'll try to do some more of these "Follow-Along" threads for various species. So lets get started, shall we...
  5. S

    How to gauge watering of a potted, rock mounted orchid with roots below substrate?

    A friend of mine gave me a Dendrobium kingianum and told me that it was quite hardy and forgiving. However, I haven't figure out yet how exactly to tell when it truly needs watering or if I am over-watering. The problem is that it is rock-mounted and potted in a clay pot. Also, there is mulch...
  6. S

    New Member, Starting terrarium fairy garden with daughter to interest her in plants

    Only CP is a flytrap that I bought her. I have never been a fan of plants until my grandma passed and I inherited her houseplants...now I've got them everywhere. I like the biological side of plants. I like learning native habitat so that I can match in vitro habitat to the plant. My...
  7. WellLogger412

    WellLogger412's grow list (PetroleumJunkie412 on flytrapcare forums)

    Short list so far: Growing above ground - Nepenthes x Miranda Nepenthes x Suki Nepenthes Lowe's (BBP, labeled ventrata, 9/2017) Drosera: D. Binata x Marston Dragon D. Binata x Marston Dragon (red) D. Binata x Multifida Extrema D. Capensis alba D. Capensis D. Capensis giant (under testing)...
  8. Shadowtski

    Deflasking Drosera hartmeyerorum, 2nd attempt

    Today I deflasked a new Drosera hartmeyerorum. This is my second attempt at getting this species out of Tissue Culture. I bought this one from a different source. It has definite root nubs on the bottom, not just a callus. This time I sterilized my growing medium. I cooked a 2:1 Sand:Peat mix...
  9. afrodisa

    Another way to look at D. adelae culture

    Colonies of adelae insitu! Australian Carnivorous Plants - Droseraceae
  10. Shadowtski

    Deflasking Drosera hartmeyerorum, A followup

    Deflasking Drosera hartmeyerorum, A followup Two weeks ago I posted about removing Drosera hartmeyerorum from a Tissue Culture flask and potting it up into some live Sphagnum on top of a standard Drosera Peat/Sand mix. Anyway here is a followup report. It was an unmitigated egregious failure...
  11. Shadowtski

    Deflasking Drosera hartmeyerorum, An old dog trying to learn a new trick

    Deflasking Tissue Cultured Drosera hartmeyerorum I ordered a Drosera hartmeyerorum plant. It came in a Tissue Culture flask. This is how I deflasked it and introduced it to the real world. This is only my second attempt at transferring a TC Drosera into a pot and regular growing conditions. If...
  12. plantsnfish

    Will U. Subulata survive freezing winters?

    It is found in a few remote locations right here in Michigan, but I was wondering if just any strain would survive the winter here in my bog. I have a small seed-grown culture that I thought would look cool and help choke out the weeds. Nick
  13. Ngantnier

    Nepenthes in vitro

    So last night I was feeling well and decided to try my hand at tissue culture. I sowed 3 tubes each of D.regia, N.talangensis x aristolochiodes, and N.globosa seeds. I have not attempted plant tissue culture before but I'm a lab scientist so I'm familiar with the technique. I'll keep this...
  14. Shadowtski

    Beginner's Pictorial Guide to Drosera Leaf, Root, and Scape Cutting Chapter #1

    Most Drosera can be easily and quickly propagated by leaf cutting, root cuttings, and flower scape cuttings. (A flower scape is just another words for the developing unfurling flower stalk as it emerges from your plant.) This will give you a mature plant faster than raising one from seed...
  15. Ozzy

    *PAID* Pair of Flytraps (aerogrower $5)

    Up for auction 2 small flytraps fresh out of tissue culture. Bidding starts at $5 Shipping is $5 paid by winner.
  16. curtisconners

    Vft splitting?

    I want to try propagating some of my vft's this year via splitting the rizome. When's the best time to do this? How big should the plant be? Also, is tissue culture possible without a laboratory for doing so?
  17. Doomsday

    Doomsday's Pictures and Videos

    Hey, I figured I'd make a pic/vid thread to keep all of my stuff, and track the progress of my plants' and my collection. As of right now, I'm still in the start-up stage again (I used to grow cp's but took a couple year hiatus for a number of reasons), but I'm working hard on having a decent...
  18. D

    Beginning Plant tissue Culture some History.

    This is an informational thread. To culture Cp, You will need an overview (next thread). A space to work and grow. I feel you will need a hepa hood. HEPA, HIGH, Efficiency, Particulate, Air. History on HEPA BEGINS IN 1942, US ARMY. It was used to develop Bio --weapons. Personaly, I believe the...
  19. L

    Tissue culturing Nepenthes

    Anyone know anything about tissue culture?, has anyone attempted it or knows about the process. I was just wondering so if anyone has got any information that would be great. Thanks in advance
  20. D

    H. Heterodoxa and N. ampullara x rafflesenia seedlings, Cephalotus rooted cuttings.

    I will trade rooted cephalotus cuttings, acclimated TC Nepenthes ampullaria x rafflesiana seedlings, or heliamphora heterodoxa seedlings for any of the following: Drosophyllum - offer received N. Bicalcarata N. Rajah N. Lowii N. Truncata N. Ampullaria - offer received N. Glabrata - offer...