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  1. adnedarn

    Can't say I've seen this before...

    Working on cutting down the pitchers of last year, and I find these.:oops::LOL: Add your strange finds to this post.
  2. nepenthesinnj

    Nepenthes repotting question

    Hi, new member here. Question: I have had a nepenthes x miranda for just over a year. It has since grown (what I think are) 2 basal shoots. All 3 plants are now about the same size, but the main plant hasn’t produced large pitchers in several months, while the two basals are producing nice...
  3. fly-catchers

    How well does hairy hamata respond to rooting?

    I have a 9 year old hairy hamata which while growing fairly well has not pitchered for some time. As it had been in the compost for quite a while and I have been having issues with others plants where I think the compost has outstayed its welcome decided to repot. I carefully unpotted the plant...
  4. F

    Rhizome Rot

    So I have this giant colony of sarracenia leucophyllia that lives in a very large pot - probably a 12" pot or more. Thing popped nine or ten pitchers this fall and looks great. I was cleaning out the older dead pitchers, and got a whiff of a really sweet rotting smell, and some of the dead came...
  5. P

    Tuberous drosera dormancy help

    Hello! I just recieved a Drosera zigzagia in the mail and it is just a pot of moss on the surface. I assume it is still dormant. This is my first tuberous Drosera and I want to do it right. How do I go about waking it from dormancy? Do I wait to water until I see growth or should I put it in a...
  6. Mercfh

    Has anyone found a good "Coarse" silica sand?

    I've scoured google and seen many posts on the topic, most of the are pretty old but im looking to repot some pings into a at least Mostly mineral based media. I've seen pool filter sand mentioned (#20 I believe), but i've also heard people say it's too fine. But apparently the coarser stuff is...
  7. Mercfh

    Any harm in going 100% LFS (Maybe some live) for These Sundews:

    Im moving to a terrarium setup here in the next week because quite frankly my humidity inside my house is absolutely terrible. Probably something akin to a 20 gallon (Since I only have a 2 foot long light). (BTW Any tips on how high the light should be in a terrarium? right now they are about 8...
  8. Mercfh

    Worth it getting a Terrarium for pings?

    Have been battling with whether getting a Terrarium is worth it for Pings? Im probably going to repot my pings into a more mineral based mix. (Im thinking probably the APS and Terfus, or a Mix of either one of those with Sand). I actually prefer the look of it (based on what im seeing in other...
  9. PhilipS

    Care for Carnivorous Plants in the Desert

    Seeking advice for Carnivorous plants, outside on the porch. Its time to repot the baby Sundews. Can they go outside? 4-6 hours of East sunshine. Plants will stay under a roof. Outside humidity is 10% and highs are triple digits. I have vinyl window boxes 8" deep with 2" reservoir to hold...
  10. T

    Repotted my cobra plants

    I never have posted anything in this thread and I wanted to share a couple pics.of my after repot Darlingtonia. <a href="http://s1154.photobucket.com/user/thelarge/media/DSC_0163.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1154.photobucket.com/albums/p538/thelarge/DSC_0163.jpg" border="0" alt="...
  11. S

    Shiftyfrank's Photos

    Here is my VFT two days after repot. The two lower traps are dying but with 7-8 new ones growing I'm not too worried http://rs1268.pbsrc.com/albums/jj572/drbonest/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_20160526_170037134_HDR_zpsrcxzznn6.jpg?w=480&h=480&fit=clip
  12. S


    Me and my fiancee are first time growers- just repotted our first VFT Here's after the repot: http://rs1268.pbsrc.com/albums/jj572/drbonest/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_20160524_191254368_HDR_zpsnfjws6wr.jpg?w=480&h=480&fit=clip
  13. Dalton

    Miltassia Shelob Repotted, Bulb Shrivelling

    Hey everyone, I have a Miltassia Shelob 'The Weed'. It's the first orchid I ever bought and I've had it for several years. I've previously had it in straight orchid bark and watered it about once a weak. It would put out one or two new bulbs a year and spike once from each bulb. Of course...
  14. maleadonis01

    Don't know what's wrong?

    Venus,sundews going great ish! My pitcher not looking well,help please repot? Anything you see wrong,I'd be grateful all all traps,sundew thanks Sent from my HTC One_M8 using Tapatalk
  15. Flip_Side_the_Pint

    Root Comparison: N. truncata "HL red" vs. N. robcantleyi

    Today I had to repot two neps that had out grown their little seedling pot, and being as these species seemed to be so closely related I thought it might be of interest to do a root comparison set of photos for anyone interested. N. robcantleyi close up N. truncata "HL red" close...
  16. F

    Revitalize a hanging basket

    Hi all, Got my first nep Jan 2015, and hung it in a tree in south Florida. It was three six inch tall plants, ventrata, and it's now six or ten plants, the leader vining out to about eight feet long. The tree has pitchers hanging all over. I love it. But it's in one of those tiny hanging...
  17. gill_za

    Caught a worm in Cephalotus purched online, should I repot?

    Ordered a cephalotus online. It arrived "shaken, not stirred". On top of that I noticed upon closer examination of the plant an earth worm poking out to say hello. Worm was evicted with prejudice but where there is one, there could be more. The general rule of thumb is to leave a Ceph that...
  18. Acro

    Damaged Venus Flytrap

    Yesterday I received a Venus Flytrap in the mail. It arrived a bit beat up. Besides proper light, and sitting in a water filled tray, is there anything I can do to help this plant? Should I attempt to feed it's only open trap? I haven't had a VFT in many years (and when I did, I didn't know...
  19. Flip_Side_the_Pint

    Nepenthes attenboroughii root system

    I had to repot one of my N. attenboroughii seedlings because the substrate was rotted and compacted so I thought some fresh shoes for its feet would do some good. Thought I'd snap some pics of its roots since I don't recall seeing little root pics like this. thanks, Jess
  20. Dalton

    Need help with N. Lady Luck, my first Nepenthes

    Hello everyone. I was hoping you guys can help out with a few questions I have about my Nepenthes 'Lady Luck'. This is my first nepenthes. I ordered from a guy online, because the pitchers looked a really cool shade of red and this plant is supposed to do well indoors. Amazon says I ordered it...