[QUOTE=ziggy;819165]What do they look like?
How big are they?QUOTE]
The last time I saw them they were on one of our citrus trees. The plant was in distress so the aphids seized the opportunity to attack the new growth. We had green, black, brown, white, and red ones – don’t know if there was any difference, they were all sucking the juice out of the plant. They’re pretty small – they seem to get bigger the more they eat , but easily visible without a magnifying glass.
If you are using a computer, you can always google Aphids, and get a good look. It gets monotonous answering some questions you can easily look up. I think Ziggy's name will be, The guy with a thousand questions! LOL!!!!
45 yrs. growin\'
I begin to think this place is getting too cheeky for its own good :P
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You said that if it's warmer like in California they can take more water without harming them right? But what has me wondering is do people know how messed of an area like Milwaukee is? Summers here are too hot and winters are "too cold" for VFT's to stay out year round. I'm not understanding the warmer weather means more water thing.
Having just recently come from a trip the Green Swamp in NC, I saw flytraps growing in very wet conditions...even fully or partially submerged. I would only suggest if growing in waterlogged conditions, you don't let the water get stagnant and foul. That can encourage bacteria and rot. But if you keep the water relatively fresh or let the pot dry out a little before a heavy soaking, you should be fine.
Not far from this clump were VFTs growing in and around ditch full of water.
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