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    Drosera regia: first sign . . .

    Admittedly, not much to look at for the time being, but here are the first signs of germination from a couple of flasks of Drosera regia seed. They were, by far, the most rapid results in media that I have ever experienced, at exactly fourteen days . . .

    Drosera regia: 23 May 2012
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    Nice!

    I find regia germinate rather quickly in normal conditions also, the trouble is keeping them alive!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peatmoss View Post
    the trouble is keeping them alive!
    I couldn't agree with you more!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peatmoss View Post
    Nice!

    I find regia germinate rather quickly in normal conditions also, the trouble is keeping them alive!
    I had always found that growing them under highland conditions worked well (their native climate is little different from Northern California); though I haven't had the species on hand since college . . .
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    That does seem fast, good work! I have a regia seedling that is enduring temps of no less that 75*F and has reached nearly an inch tall within only a couple weeks. It started out slow, though.
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    very nice david! seems like you're on your way of being the US's CP TC supplier.
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    Here is a vial of newer seed, of African origin:

    Drosera regia 31 August
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