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    D. peltata & auriculata question

    Should I be drying their media out, now that it is the beginning of summer?

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    yeah!!!
    I dried mine out during march april

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    bleh... i was told to dry it out as soon as i saw die-off... none has happened so far. im going to cut back on the watering soon though...
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    Yep I just drained the water from my stolonifera...

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    Jim, I wait till my D. peltata completely die to the ground before I dry them out.

    Just my $0.02

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    Dry them when they die and not before. This is particularly important for seedlings.

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    As Sean said, you dry the pots only when the plants show signs of dormancy setting it. Forcing a plant into dormancy is the surest way to kill it.
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    I just noticed that my auriculata are almost down to nothing and the peltata seem to be halfway there. How dry is dry - bone or nearly so?

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