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    Dormancy requirements advice

    Hey all,
    It's been a while.

    So I have a VFT and two sarracenia, one tarnok and a red cross. What should I do for dormancy?
    They have been outside their whole life so far, living in Washington state near the coast.

    Thanks!

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    Leave em' outside, sink or swim. Plants & Mother Earth have their own thing going on outside of us humans.

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    Thanks for the reply, In my area there are frequent frosts that last for a few days, will that kill the vft?
    Last edited by Shadow Chaos; 10-22-2014 at 06:41 PM.

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    I grow VFT's outside year round in Boston where they're frozen solid for a good 4 months per year. The light PNW frosts won't generally bother them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cthulhu138 View Post
    I grow VFT's outside year round in Boston where they're frozen solid for a good 4 months per year. The light PNW frosts won't generally bother them.
    Good to know, thanks a bunch, unless anyone else has any info to offer, I will just leave them outside. Any good way to do this? Should I keep them out of snow?

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    Snow acts as an insulator against dangerously low temperatures. Anything below about 20 F should be of some concern, but if there is snow to act as an insulator it should be of little issue.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hcarlton View Post
    Snow acts as an insulator against dangerously low temperatures. Anything below about 20 F should be of some concern, but if there is snow to act as an insulator it should be of little issue.
    Alright cool, thank you for the information!

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