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Thread: My drosera Aliciae is turning black

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    My drosera Aliciae is turning black

    So out of all the aliciaes in this pot, two of them are turning black.

    I may thinking it might be the hot temperature this two days. It's in the 90's

    But this two sundews are in a spot where that catches the least sun.

    What's going on?

    Thank you






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    D. aliciae is pretty heat tolerant unless the humidity is extremely low. I see tons of what appear to be mineral deposits on top of your media; perhaps that is causing some mineral burn.

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    Or to much water could be drowning them out or rotting them. Thats happened to me before. U using distilled water or Rain or RO water cause if not that could be the issue the cities water tends to be pretty harsh sometimes

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    Those came with the plant when I bought it. I use distiller water and the tray dried out at night. Should I repot?

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    I would repot, that soil does not look healthy. These guys are pretty hardy, so they should survive just fine. However, I'm somewhat concerned that a seller is distributing plants with obviously degraded media...I'll have to be on lookout in the future.

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    I'd suggest taking a leaf-cutting, in case the plant won't make even after repotting.

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    I wpuld try top watering, first, with purified water.

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    well lol too late, i already repotted. thanks everyone for your input, really appreciated.
    Last edited by ps3isawesome; 07-29-2015 at 09:58 AM.

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