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  1. S

    Looking for A List

    Is there a guide here or some place else listing the Neps that belong in mountain conditions, I looked around but only found sporadic discussions mentioning a single species. I have been concentrating on the hamata's and mac and forgot that I might have others that should be with them at night...
  2. RL7836

    Facebook - helpful or waste?

    BE recently announced a new Newsletter over in this thread and decided to do it via a FB presence. Immediately following the announcement were a number of posts from people looking for an alternative to FB since they still wanted to read what Rob had to say. Michelle chimed in with the...
  3. kwende

    Ratty, older Aliciae

    I was wondering if others experienced this as well, or if this was just me. I've got quite a little collection of aliciae as they tend to turn into weeds in their pots, forming offshoots and spawning little ones all over the place. As the mother plant gets older, though, it tends to start...
  4. teacake

    Hellooo from California!

    Being sociophobic, I felt that I need to take up a hobby... so, here I am! Please guide me. :) I'm a super noob at CP plants and just started about 2 months ago because my puppy's crap (literally) keeps bringing all types of flies into my backyard and eventually those flies brought everyone and...
  5. R

    Inducing Nepenthes Flowering

    I've read bits here and there that stress can induce Nepenthes to send out flower stalks. So how does one introduce stress to the plant that stimulates flowering, and what kind of stress are we talking about? I have a friend in Manila that said Nepenthes in his area flower twice a year, and...
  6. RobinGordon

    Introducing myself

    Hello from South Australia. I have been growing carnivorous plants since May, 2012 and currently have a Venus Fly Trap (long red fingers) and Albany Pitcher Plant (standard). They both got beaten up by a blackbird a few weeks ago and are currently recovering. I’m not one for superfluous...
  7. kwende

    Hibernating D. Binata

    I live in Nebraska where the winters are horrendous and no carnivorous plant would survive. We're talking deep freeze for weeks. I've been raising VFTs and Sarracenia for a couple years now and the hibernation method I use for them has been successful: starting around late October I place them...
  8. JDW

    JDW's Tissue Culture

    Sigh, here I go on another expensive crazy project. I'm starting a small tissue culture lab. The goal of this project is to breed orchids and maybe some other plants, experiment with different procedures, and produce plants to trade/sell. Eventually if things go well I will turn it into a...
  9. Ozzy

    Sad Day......Stanley Rehder has Died

    You may not know his name but you probably know of him. S.Readii was named for him. He did a lot of work for cp's. It's a great loss but all of us that loves cps are better off for the life long work he did. I talked to his daughter a few weeks ago, he'll be missed...
  10. A

    Helly from Sunny AZ

    Hello everyone, I just recently decided to give up all my aquatic gardens and move to more terrestrial plants. I am starting a carnivorous plant collection and a succulent plant collection. It will be a little challenging since Phoenix, AZ is a very dry climate, but building a system that will...
  11. uphwiz

    alien or double cucumber?

    cant help myself, when i look at this cucumber i see the alien from the first alien movie , the one sitting in the large control chair when the guy enters the large ship at the first of the movie, it's dead and appears to have had one of the chest bursters rip out of its chest. anyone know what...
  12. J

    ICPS 2012 pics and a stop by Meadowview Biological Research Station (tons of pics!!!)

    Mcmcnair, Wire man, and I went together to the 2012 ICPS conference from North Carolina, then Virginia at Meadowview Biological Research Station and finally arriving to Massachusetts after a 12-hour drive to the conference! Pictures of Meadowview and the conference: My favorite...
  13. M

    Thanks to Conservation Donors!!!

    Hi Folks: We've started work revamping the preserve section of our web site. We've now got a link called "Meadowview Preserve System" which then has subsets called "Joseph Pines Preserve" and "Central Virginia Preserve". I'll be talking about both preserves at the ICPS conference but for...
  14. lance

    My first Nepenthes hybrid creation! (spathulata X X predator)

    Hello everyone. Today is a very exciting day in my HL Nepenthes chamber to say the least. My Nepenthes spathulata's flower stalk has finally been harvested after 6 months of patience where I waited and hoped that I would get a few fat live seeds from the only two pods that survived from the...
  15. C

    Sarracenia has moved from my least fav to my most fav cp.

    reasons why: 1. low maintenance; water tray once a day; the end. -however I am in the process of doing a self contained bog container so I'm hoping this will lead to less watering. 2. can be grown outside; well where i live anyway. 3. looks cooler in person; pictures don't do these things...
  16. M

    Joseph Pines Preserve Expands and other news

    Hi Folks: Some good news. After three years of very hard word (grant writing, politics, state and local approvals, etc.) we closed Friday afternoon on the expansion of the Joseph Pines Preserve. The expansion takes us from 100 acres to more than 231 acres with the purchase of two adjoining...
  17. C

    **need help** with mirabilis var echinostoma

    I rcd one about a week ago but it's not doing so well and need some friendly advice to help it recover. it is just starting to show some brown spots and most of the leaves are "droopy". I have a lowland terrarium with a small bical and raff var elongata in it and they are doing fine...however...
  18. amphirion

    amphirion's trip to the south sudan....

    as some of you might have known, I had the opportunity to go to South Sudan for 7 days with an evangelical missions emphasis at the end of April and at the request of others, I would like to share a little bit of what we did there... A brief background, South Sudan gained independence from the...
  19. tje25

    Fungal infection??

    After talking with mato in chat and seeing what was going on with his tujuh, I started to get a little worried... a couple of my neps appear to have the same thing or something similar. I just wanted to post a few pics and get some other opinions. Thanks in advance for the help! N. gentle Has...
  20. thez_yo

    Small pitchers after period of stunted growth?

    Why, after a period of slowed/no/mal-formed growth is the first pitcher a Nepenthes pops out decidedly smaller (and I'm talking about like half the size here) than what the plant should be making? Even if the leaf it grows in is normal sized. All of my plants do this after suffering through...
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