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Not to rub it in, but with days in the 70F (!) range, and a little time off from work, it's time for some early spring cleaning under the grow lights.

A number of non-CPs needed to be transferred outside (succulents, monkey paw, wormwood...) and a number of CPs needed to upgrade to a better potting situation. Pandemic has provided a large number of takeout containers, but they don't last forever.


Before: Still figuring out the positioning and lighting for some plants, so the Heliamphora are a bit on the dull side. But I'm quite happy with how the Nepenthes, Cephalotus, and Darlingtonia are coloring up. The U. longifolia in front has grossly outgrown its pot and is well established in the tray! Once it's settled into its new home, I'm sure I'll have divisions available.


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Here you can get an idea of the extent to which the U. longifolia has been escaping its pot. Single 1/8" hole yielding an entire tray of utric...

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After repotting, starting a bunch of seeds, and repositioning. Things are looking slightly more sane. Still need to tackle the second floor.


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Look great indeed! Those darlingtonia look really red and the heli look to be a great size! Now hook us up with some close shots of things, like those neps :)
 

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Thanks y'all. I'll try to grab some closeups tomorrow. I'm pretty happy with the two lowii hybrids in there.

Right now there is one tray of Sarracenia seeds from a cross I made last season (but it's midnight so I'm blanking in the parentage). But soon it'll be joined by VFT, D. regia, and some D. capensis seeds. I have some woodruff I need to start soon as well!

Once I get the bottom sorted, I'll update on that. Right now it's mostly a succulent propagation station for my wedding in April!
 
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