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    白人看不懂 Drosera36's Avatar
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    What's wrong with my plant?

    My D. admirabilis started looking like this all of a sudden.



    The only thing that I can think of is possibly that the soil is too old or something. Could it be due to too much water? It was looking fine just a few days ago.

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    Unsightly but normal! Capslock was mentioning that phenomenon several months ago.


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    Except for D. capensis, all my South African Drosera get ratty looking like that when all they get is afternoon sun. They seem to like morning sun best.

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    I agree,I have killed many from too much sun and my venusta before I kiled it from going from hawaii to oregon got ratty from too much sun...............
    I have never gotten the courage to try to grow them again funny I am getting a terrarium setup soon so I will try again.........................

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    D. capensis has that forest fire look, where the older leaves die.

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    So should I just leave it?

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    Schloaty sent me a couple that look withered like that? is there any dew? None on mine.. VFT and ping look good though...
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    I have added media (sand) to cover and anchor the stem.

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