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  1. M

    Nepenthes & hydroponics: Preliminary results.

    I've been experimenting with growing Nepenthes hydroponically since March 2015, so for about a year and a half now. I'd like to share my results in this thread, and then give some details about my method. Thanks to TF member knuckles for sharing with me his experiences growing Nepenthes...
  2. J

    New to Nepenthes

    Hi i bought this Nepenthes yesterday, and would like some tips and tricks on how to grow it well.http://i.imgur.com/zUUZn97.jpg I currently grow Darlingtonia, Dionaea, Drosera, and Sarracenia but this is my first Nepenthes. I Got it from a Big box home improvement store. I know they need bright...
  3. T

    I could use some advice for these ill Sarracenias

    Hello kind people- I keep losing my sarracenias! I've successfully grown pitcher plants on my deck in Alabama for several years. I keep them outside in full sun most of the year, and let them get rained on, and only water them with rainwater. (From the bottom). Last year, several of my plants...
  4. D

    Blood meal for feeding CP's?

    Can you feed CP's blood meal in their traps, not as a fertilizer? You can feed some sundew many different insects, milk and blood worms and betta fish pellets. If you can feed them rehydrated blood meal, it would be an incredibly cheap food. I'm not sure exactly what it is in their food that...
  5. 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...
  6. rakovsky

    Are some thorny plants para-carnivorous towards large animals?

    The clip points out that the thorns point inwards England, Meet Your New Giant Sheep-Eating Plant Carnivorous Plants In England Known To Eat Animals | Popular Science RHS 'sheep-eating' plant about to bloom in Surrey - BBC News Puya chilensis A photo of a bigger plant...
  7. Flip_Side_the_Pint

    Was given some "Feed Me! Mist"

    Hey CP'ers, I was given a bottle of "Feed Me! Mist" orchid food spray by an orchid growing friend. She knows I don't grow orchids but knows I've used orchid ferts in the past so she prompted me to give it a try. Has anyone else tried this on their Neps? I looked it up and I'm getting the...
  8. nimbulan

    Nimbulan's picture thread

    I suppose it's about time so I'll start with some recent pictures. Quite a few actually. Plants waking up outdoors. Some native Oregon sphagnum I'm growing with the outdoor plants, covered with netting to discourage those pesky birds. My crazy S. "Daina's Delight" growing more than 100...
  9. Dalton

    Questions about Maxsea fertilizer

    Hey, everyone. I have questions about the Maxsea fertilizer. I had heard about it on this site. I know I hadn't see it at my local stores, so I went to my trusty amazon.com account and found a 1.5lb container of the 16-16-16 for $19.98 and free shipping. I don't know if that's a deal, but it...
  10. anramitaco

    *PAID* Disterigma rimbachii (goods $15)

    Up for auction is a small Disterigma rimbachii, from a cutting. This is a neotropical blueberry that grows well with Nepenthes and seems to be pretty warmth-tolerant. It makes small pink flowers, though I haven't figured out how to get it to bloom. Otherwise, easy to grow. Grow in a light...
  11. Nauz

    3 cu. ft. Sphagnum peat moss

    So I bought organic no fertilizer added sphagnum peat moss from the store and this stuffs good. Was 10$ but damn I only needed it for a few plants and then some. How should I seal this up in trash bag or something? It's enough to pot an army of cp's. Thanks Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  12. Zath

    Jello Shots!....(for the plants, not you)

    I wanted to wait before I said anything concrete, but as I ended up trading away most of my test subjects, it looks like things are on hold for awhile until the next batch of seedlings are large enough, and anyone who knows me, knows that I can be impatient with certain things... This began...
  13. Swagalotus

    Drosera Graomogolensis Feeding

    I just got myself a drosera graomogolensis. I was wondering if it is advisable to feed this species. I used to have 3 plantlets that were growing super well on a WINDOWSILL out of all places ( dew and everything) I decided to try to feed to speed up growth, food rotted and so did the whole...
  14. ps3isawesome

    Can I use Maxsea on Heliamphora seedlings

    I have a Heliamphora seedling and want to know if i can spray them with dilluted maxsea fertilizer? thankd
  15. Swagalotus

    Mistking for Sphagnum

    For years I've admired how John Yates grows his sphagnum. Literately everything he touches turns into sphag. If you look at this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKh9FxTjnNo you can see that he his sphagnum grows even on benches. In his video he explains how his misters come on every few...
  16. E

    Passion flower

    Well I grow two different types of passion flower. Passiflora incarnata and p. Caerulea. The p. Caerulea does ever flower, but produces beautiful foliage so I don't mind. My p. Incarnata is at the end of its first year of growth and had a flower, now is producing a fruit with , I hope, viable...
  17. Zath

    Some Thoughts on Sphagnum Cultivation

    I've been doing some reading the last few days, trying to learn a bit more about mosses in general; how they grow and propagate, how much their environment affects them, etc. Turns out that most "typical" mosses do not, in fact, leech nutrients or food from the soil...at least, not...
  18. cwatson1414

    Fertilizing Drosera

    I guess I use to much fertilizer, but I always get negative results when I fertilize my Drosera. I was using a 150ppm urea-free orchid fertilizer sprayed on the leaves, but it resulted in deformed leaves. I recently tried some beta pellets, but that appears to have been a bit much as well. Is...
  19. SerMuncherIV

    Help me with my first tuberous Drosera!

    Alright, so I am now the owner of one tuber each of D. menziesii and D. modesta (because Johnny is awesome!!!) that I have no idea how to properly care for, so the past few days have been spent heavily researching how to keep them alive. I was told that now is the prime time to start these guys...
  20. C

    Aerangis biloba culture?

    I've done some reading about these guys, and they seem to like temps between 60-65 at night and 75-85 during the day, with high humidity, indirect light, decent airflow, and are best grown mounted, but well drained media like live sphagnum works too, right? Assuming the rest of this is correct...