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    Orthenex cp friendly pest controle?

    Hello, my friend has told me to get Orthenex for pest controle on my cp's i did bottle ran out tossed it away now when i look online to buy some i see 2 kinds with the same name? there listed as ortho-orthenex i wonder if this is the same thing or a diferent chemical. can any one tell me if the...
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    Orthenex cp pest controle?

    Hello, my friend has told me to get Orthenex for pest controle on my cp's i did bottle ran out tossed it away now when i look online to buy some i see 2 kinds with the same name? there listed as ortho-orthenex i wonder if this is the same thing or a diferent chemical. can any one tell me if the...
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    Darlingtonia death/disease

    I have a huge problem with one of my Darlingtonia about a week ago. I walked out and found most of the pitchers dull green and shriveled. The pitchers used to be over a foot tall. That plant died within days. Now another one is showing early signs of these symptoms. I've posted images at the...
  4. Flip_Side_the_Pint

    Questionable insect found on my nep :( :( :(...

    hey guys, its this newbie again well I was feeding my plants today, actually more like 2 hours ago, whilst doing a general look over of all the plants when I noticed my N. maxima x miranda's newest tendril with a forming pitcher about one cm looked as though it had dryed out, or was half way...
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    Nepenthes alata

    Hi there, first, here is the patient: This plant of Nepenthes alata is my very first Nepenthes, that I have for more than 5 years old, and knew, as you can see, more glorious years... With several moving and disturbing situation here is the result... As you can see at the tiny blue arrow...
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    How to get rid of thrips?

    Hello to all from newbie.. I've owned a vft for around 7 months now, and she seems to be doing ok..she even survived my letting it flower.. I have pretty much identified the pest on her as as thrips, they kinda look like very tiny soil specks, but they move around. I'm not sure if they affect...
  7. goldtrap2690

    Flys

    i live in southern california and mostly wherever i go most people are having a big fly problem , there getting very annoying and swatting them and believing that there dead already ain't gonna do much cause they keep coming . cp's are not very good pest contollers , as mentioned in a few books...
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    Would fungicides/pesticides harm the plant...

    I have some white stuff on my plant and I can't say for sure whether they are pests or fungus. If I were to spray both pesticide and fungicide on the plant, would either hurt the plant if there isn't any pest or fungus in reality?
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    Mealybugs?

    It looks like my Sarrs has become a victim of these pests. I see some fluffy white stuff on the pitchers, esp on the base of older, drying pitchers. I didn't think them to be mealbugs at first, since the white stuff didn't have a defined shape, as I would come to expect of a living pest. But it...
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    How many petals does a sundew have?

    Hi, Just thought I'd share a picture of two abnormal flowers that came up in a pot of Drosera whittakeri. As well as having more than the normal number of petals (5) the flower on the right has extra stamens. Personally, I quite like the right-hand flower. I don't know what has caused it. I...
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    Unwanted flies

    I have been having trouble, there are too many flies coming in and out of my work.  I have venus fly trap all over the place, but they aren't doing the job, the fly swatter doesn't help either, there are too many, i was wondering if there is another cp's I can use to get rid of these pest.  Most...
  12. goldtrap2690

    Goldtraps cobra lily care sheet

    I'm planning on writing a book and I need you opinion on this care sheet made by me . if it is a good care sheet then enjoy                                           INTRO : The cobra lily ( Darlingtonia Californica ) has been proven to be one of the most difficult cp's to cultivate becuase if...
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    Orchid care sheet

    CATTLEYA KAT-lee-uh Cattleyas are among the most popular Orchids. Their culture is often used as the basis for comparison with other types of Orchids. Cattleyas and their related hybrids come in many colors, shapes, forms and sizes. Culture varies only slightly among most of these. This sheet...
  14. Joseph Clemens

    Pest management

    Has anyone used Dursban 50% WP for mealybugs on Sarracenia.
  15. goldtrap2690

    Goldtrap's sarracenia care sheet

    For those that have just began growing sarracenia you might wanna take a look at this, and for the professionals that grow thi plant please give me comments and anything that is wrong with it: INTRO: The North American pitcher plant (Sarracenia) is the 2nd most well known cp in the world. I...
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