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    Try treating it like a highland nep. Cool at...

    Try treating it like a highland nep. Cool at night, warm (not hot) at day and very high humidity. If the plant is small a plastic bag over the pot can help.

    Also try (don't remember his name)'s...
  2. Thread: N. sanquinea

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    My Sanguinea is making a daring attempt for the...

    My Sanguinea is making a daring attempt for the flourescent lights above it and I'm wondering how tall is it going to get. (No one can blame me for not knowing its growing habits, I got in my order...
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    Good idea with the jar! I've had similar but not...

    Good idea with the jar! I've had similar but not so upright success with saran wrap and plastic bags. Sounds like it could also be a good way to control the humidity when hardening off seedlings and...
  4. Thread: Emergency!

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    How about a terrarium? Maybe some metal halide...

    How about a terrarium? Maybe some metal halide lights? Or if you're really desperate you could sell the plants to someone or maybe store them in a friends greenhouse....
  5. Thread: Vent Here...

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    I never realized this forum was so angry... ...

    I never realized this forum was so angry...

    Oh and just to contribute to the wonderful pool of hatred in this forum I hate whenever a plant dies and I don't know what happened....
  6. Thread: Faizaliana

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    Funky eh? I have a primarily lowland terrarium...

    Funky eh? I have a primarily lowland terrarium which stays quite warm, would it like that? Also how big does it get? BTW: how big does a Sanguinea get? Just wanted to throw that out there....
  7. Thread: Faizaliana

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    I've managed to waste much of my time trying to...

    I've managed to waste much of my time trying to find out something about this plant but I can't seem to find anything. I just found a picture of it after searching for it after seeing it in the...
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    I just got my U. Tricolor to send up about 7...

    I just got my U. Tricolor to send up about 7 stalks but now some of them are simply dying back. I think I can see buds but they don't open. Cursed thing...
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    Are those rather unique in that they grow to be...

    Are those rather unique in that they grow to be giant or do most Tillandisias get that large. Mine have so much catching up to do. They're 3 inches tall....
  10. Thread: Amorphophallus

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    It seems to me everyone is growing these plants...

    It seems to me everyone is growing these plants in pots but from what I've got in front of me A. Konjac is hardy to zone 6 and S. Venosum is hardy to zone 6. Is anybody growing these outside......
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    Quite simply my Pings (I think caerula) have a...

    Quite simply my Pings (I think caerula) have a strange development on the end of their leaves. Their tips are bent-in and break as they mature. It's in a nep terrarium and produces leaves very fast...
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    OK, I'll track them for a while and see what...

    OK, I'll track them for a while and see what happens...
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    I have one Fusca, three Ventricosas, two...

    I have one Fusca, three Ventricosas, two sanguineas (one chocalate and one ordinary), and an assortment of lowlanders who are quite happy. I suspect the light might have been the case bcs my...
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    They had been living in a much smaller terrarium...

    They had been living in a much smaller terrarium but now they have a little bit more room. The day tempeture is between 84 and 90 degrees during the day and drops down to about 75 at night. I have a...
  15. Thread: SeCrEt ClUb?

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    I don't mean to be to offensive to your secret...

    I don't mean to be to offensive to your secret club but I'm pretty bored with seeing this message (maybe posting on this message will become a rite of passage for new club members: finding a way to...
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    Poll: Yeah I have found the most economic way to buy...

    Yeah I have found the most economic way to buy peat is in giant bales. It's harder to deal with but it's pretty much the only way to install a outdoor bog. Imagine filling a 2' x 5' x 3' bog with...
  17. Thread: OH my GOD!

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    Even if it is another purpurea you will prbly...

    Even if it is another purpurea you will prbly want to end up removing it. My outdoor bog garden purps are very annoying. Most have two crowns and some have three. You would think I would end up with...
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    Speaking of strange green things, has anyone had...

    Speaking of strange green things, has anyone had bladderworts sprout in their recently bought cps? Two plants i just purchased have what I think is U. Longifolia......
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    I just wanted to know why my plants are doing...

    I just wanted to know why my plants are doing this: The leaves are smaller and the pitchers are smaller. On some, like the Ventricosas the change isn't real dramatic but my fusca has now started...
  20. Thread: Amorphophallus

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    Sorry, I've only got one at the moment.  But the...

    Sorry, I've only got one at the moment. But the ones I got from plant delights were excellent quality. Anybody else have suggestions as to where else you can find 'em? I only know of PD...
  21. Thread: Unknown plant

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    I get these coming up all the time. I don't know...

    I get these coming up all the time. I don't know exactly what they are but they look very similar to kennelworth ivy. I rip 'em up and toss 'em out....
  22. Thread: Amorphophallus

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    Try Plant Delights (http://www.plantdelights.com)...

    Try Plant Delights for a place to buy them. I just brought home a A. Konjac and as far as I know it's frost hardy and likes the shade. BTW: I saw one there that was as tall as me....
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    I got two packets of Utric seed from the ICPS...

    I got two packets of Utric seed from the ICPS (one packet of Gibba and one of Longifolia) The Gibba seeds were in runny peat in an undrained pot and they got greased by fungus pretty quick. The...
  24. Thread: Layering

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    Simply wanted to know if anybody has tried...

    Simply wanted to know if anybody has tried layering neps and what kinda of success they had. I suppose I just want to try it because I'm too much of a wuss to risk the plant. Heh...
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    The only place I've gotten large plants from is...

    The only place I've gotten large plants from is Botanique but I'm sur PFT will have a great selection soon. http://www.petflytrap.com/iBhtml/non-cgi/emoticons/tounge.gif
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