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    New to nepenthes

    thank you Purchased from local nursery. They were unable to identify. In 2" pot as purchased. I will be away for 2 weeks so will keep it in an empty 2 gal fish tank with lid on it to keep it humid while away. Hope that will keep it alive until my return. Here is a closeup of the pitcher and...
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    New to nepenthes

    thank you thanks for the info, much appreciated
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    New to nepenthes

    Can anyone help me identify this plant I just purchased? What care does it need. Thanks so much.
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    New to Terraforums

    I have been collecting and growing carnivorous plants for 10 years. Have the usual fllytraps, pitchers and sundews. I'm in Ohio but if the Zika virus get here my flytraps and I are ready!!!
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    fly traps and Ohio winters

    Don't have the spot for a cold frame but that was a great idea. I'll just have to do the frig method. Thanks for all the input.
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    fly traps and Ohio winters

    Thanks for all your suggestions. My vft and pitcher plant are growing outside and doing great. My other idea is to leave them outside but take them in if the temp goes too close to freezing. Unless we get a few cold snaps, the temp is usually above 32 degrees. I don't think taking them in on...
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    fly traps and Ohio winters

    I know vft's can not be left out in freezing weather. My problem is I have no place to put them in the winter where they would get the temp and light needed to hibernate. My basement is heated at about 65 degrees even on the window sill. I did the refrigerator method last year and they survived...
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    Frig hybernation preperation question

    About to bare root my vft and pitcher plant for storage in the fridge for the winter. I need opinions on whether to just trim dead parts off plants before spraying with fungicide or cut the whole top off the plants. Since they will be "asleep" with no light, will the green parts just encourage...
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    hydrofarm 125 or 200 watt light?

    I'm tending towards the 200watt since I don't think I can give the plants too much light? Am I correct? it comes with a full reflector.
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    hydrofarm 125 or 200 watt light?

    Going to use a 12"x26" shelf for vft and sundews. Have been considering hydrofarm 125w or 200w cfl fixture. Is 200 watts for a shelf this size overkill or will I be sorry if I go with the smaller wattage????
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    Hi everyone from Lhio

    New to the hobby. What are some good cp's for beginners? What can be kept outside a greenhouse environment? I will keep some indoors under lights and some out on my deck. Thanks for any input:-))