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Thread: starting a bunch of seeds.....one question

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    starting a bunch of seeds.....one question

    feeding? im starting them indoors under lights and was thinking about feeding? would trichoderma be a good idea? or are they fine with nothing?

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    What species are you growing?

    Almost all cps do not need to be fed, though it certainly speeds up their growth.
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    alabamensis, jonesii, and oreophila

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    Water and light is what seedlings need right now.

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    This is a good paper to read but be careful not to overdo it. If you have enough to experiment with (I always grow some with nothing but water and lights and they do fine), I would stick to methods recommended in this paper.

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    Sarracenia soil fertilization (Brittnacher, John (2009) Soil fertilization of Sarracenia seedlings. Carniv. Pl. Newslett. 38(2):36-41 )
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    thank you

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    If you're going to fertilize use a 1/4 diluted orchid fertilizer sprayed lightly over the leaves ones a week. I'd wait until they have 3 pitchers or so to do this.

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    Here is a link to that article.. I found it very useful.. just get the pink topped osomocote, not the green.. http://www.carnivorousplants.org/how...tilization.php

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