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My baby cephs are turning yellow and I'm unsure why, it is in the same conditions as my other ones but one ones pitchers are turning yellow and the other the leaves and a pitcher are as well(already had to cut two ) Could I be giving it too much light (they are under T5 bulbs)...
Got incredibly lucky yesterday, and found this little guy struggling to get across four lanes of highway. How he made it as far as he did is a miracle. Tbh I didn't even know what it was when I saw it in the car. I've never seen a turtle this small, and thought it was a particularly slow lizard...
Got three new additions for my collection.
Baby Adelae (paid the plant price (1USD) with shipping, extra 1 plant).
Baby Capilaris longleaf (bonus from fili).
Baby Filiformis (pay shipping only).
I never know that Filis was a really tough plant. It was still standing straight...
Today I potted up a baby VFT "Akai Ryu".
I bought the parent plant from FlyTrapShop.com. It arrived on May 3rd. It started to send up a flower scape soon after it arrived. I cut the scape and tossed it in some live sphagnum on May 28th. On July 23rd, I saw several growth buds appear. Today it...
So .....I just couldn't stop myself, after catching sight of some VFT plants (in little plastic cubes...) at a home imovement store I was in the other day. So I went back and got myself one with some nice color. They were already almost out of stock.
Well, it's been years since I owned a VFT...
Smooter80's grow list updated 11/25/15
burbidgeae x trusmadiensis EP SG
lowii x veitchii (k) EP SG
lowii x Sabre Dark Cherry EP SG
talangensis x mira
chimantensis Chimanta Tepui AW
elongata Ilu Tepui AW...
Seeking advice for Carnivorous plants, outside on the porch.
Its time to repot the baby Sundews.
Can they go outside? 4-6 hours of East sunshine. Plants will stay under a roof.
Outside humidity is 10% and highs are triple digits.
I have vinyl window boxes 8" deep with 2" reservoir to hold...
Ordered a cephalotus online. It arrived "shaken, not stirred". On top of that I noticed upon closer examination of the plant an earth worm poking out to say hello. Worm was evicted with prejudice but where there is one, there could be more.
The general rule of thumb is to leave a Ceph that...
Well, it's not quite death valley, but I did make it out to Anza Borrego park yesterday. It's been raining a lot this past winter, including yesterday (at least coastally) so all of the mountains are unbelievably green this year. Here's the view on the approach towards the desert from Desert...
Good morning, terraforums. Yesterday I bought a baby N. Ventricosa from Lowe's and made a little terrarium for it to help maintain humidity. But I read online that ventricosa will tolerate low humidity, but mines a baby and it looks like it just started producing full pitchers. I even saw a...
First of all, I'm new here and it is sooooo awesome to become a member of this forum.
So I bought a baby Sarracenia from a ebay seller, and she was kind enough to give me an extra one as gift. I planted them side by side, and they finally showed some sign of growing! According to...
* Lasting attributes from seedling to adulthood of Plants, Question
Hi Everyone! /excuse my english, not native language !
I want to buy a baby Nepenthes. All germinated by the exact same light, temperature, moisture and water conditions. Some of them have three leafs/pitchers, and some have...
*EDIT*Drosera, Nepenthes, and Orchids for trade
I suppose before winter ends it would be a good time to trade some plants! I'm mainly looking for nepenthes that arent on my grow list or bulbophyllum orchids.
.Drosera binata "Marston's Dragon"
.Drosera filiformis Tracyi
Purperea(I dont know how to spell)
Sarracenia random hybrid
Sarracenia minor okee giant
Sarracenia "Best Clone L x rubricorpora"
Sarracenia random Hybrid
Sarracenia Leucophylla tarnok
Sarracenia rubra x leucophylla
Sarracenia Daina's Delight
A couple weeks ago my Nepenthes fell in my pool as a heavy hailstorm pushed it in. It sat at the bottom of my pool for 30-40 minutes until I got home from work to fish it out. I had to clean its roots with distilled water and repot it in new soil. Over the past weeks it hasn't shown any signs of...
1. I live in a split foyer home, the basement door is kinda in the middle if the back lower level but further away from the bedroom side of the upper level.
2. My side of the bed, under which my shoes are kept, is furthest from the bedroom door.
3. One of my cats, who shall...
I mostly lurk around gushing over everyone elses wonderful plants dreaming that someday my own little baby plants will soon be just as gush worthy. I will ad a few of my plants in this thread.. My VFT collection is mostly already posted in my thread in the VFT section on here so maybe ill post...
So I mostly Grow VFT's with a few Sarracenia, I would love to try my hand at Sundews and Heliamphora but I don't have $500 to drop on growlights right now. There are a few things I have to trade and a few things I want which will be listed at the bottom. If I have any to trade I will put it in...
Went on a 4 day trip over Labor Day weekend to the Comanche National Grasslands for herpetology class, and basically spent a whole weekend looking for reptiles. Wasn't the only thing we found, of course, but more on that in a moment. First, the start of the trip:
A herd of pronghorn on...