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  1. R

    Kalanchoe 'Pink Butterflies' giveaways and trade

    The giveaway is for one plant each for two people, usual rules. I'll try to do this by noon on Thursday, as I would really like to ship on Friday. Shipping $7 Paypal. That leaves me 3, none of which I want to keep, plus an unrooted one with odd coloration, which is also fair game, but it...
  2. K

    cephs with non carnivorous leaves but no pitchers..help?

    I have this all green ceph and a normal colored ceph that produces tons on non carnivorous leaves but has a hard time pitchering, it used to have nice big pitcher about 2inch big but it hasnt pitchered since i can see small ones in the mass of leaves popping up but thats the only sign i have...
  3. Sashoke

    Setup for a single bulb growlight?

    So basically I noticed the tree in our front yard grew leaves and is now casting a shadow on my window during the evening which kinda deprives my plants of some light, so I picked up a cheap 40 watt CFL bulb for supplemental light (2800 lumens, 6500k) and I currently have it setup as such: So...
  4. DroseraLover

    Pinguicula Planifolia Issue

    I have a Pinguicula Planifolia that has suddenly developed an issue where the tips of its leaves are drying out. It still produces mucous elsewhere and has growth from the center of the plant. I grow this plant in a bowl with S. Psittacina and P. Lutea, those plants are healthy and have no such...
  5. K

    the kids are wondering what is up with this?!?!

    im wondering what is up with this?!?! So we have a little typical VFT and i noticed its growing new traps inbetween many of the already established leaves as well as the original growth points. At first i thought it was just getting ready to split its rhizome but its got soo many emerging traps...
  6. K

    what is this? moss or some type of bladderwort?

    I hope i can attach this picture correctly This is growing along with some random droseras in a pot with our All Green VFT im possitive its harmless but i see little flower stalks emerge from within this green stuff and the questions as to what it is from the kids has got me wanting to find...
  7. K

    Nepenthes Seeds for Trade

    Hi everyone as anyone can assume i'm pretty new here but im pretty old in the plant world hahaha! The seeds i am offering are N. Lingulata and N. Reinwardtiana (a bunch if mixed color clones) they havent been sitting long and i would like to try to trade them with a few people before their...
  8. R

    Plant through a hot washing machine--will it survive?

    The plant in question is a bulbil of Furcraea parmentieri. I had grabbed a few (quite a few) of the lawn outside the SF Botanical Garden. I stuffed a bunch into pockets, and missed one, when my clothes went through the wash, set on "hot". Immediately out of the washer: I potted it up in a...
  9. K

    Nepenthes Ramispina Genting accumulation help

    Hi im new to this site and find myself needing help with a issue im having with one of the nepenthes (ramispina genting) i have. It was sent to us in a bag (of course..) and ive been slowly opening the bag since the temps have gotton good, ive been doing it with the other plants we have as well...
  10. L

    Growing tip doesn't seem to be growing

    Hey everyone as the title states the growing tip of my lowii x maxima doesn't seem to be growing and its leaves feel wilty or soft, like it hasn't put out a new leaf. Any ideas?
  11. R

    Crested Graptoveria 'Fred Ives'

    Graptoveria 'Fred Ives' is a pretty well-known succulent hybrid, with a reputation of being extremely easy to grow and propagate, and a bit hardy. The crested form is also very cool. Today I was at a local nursery, and decided to get the plant again. I probably really don't have enough sun...
  12. R

    How much sun for form of Darlingtonia from SF Botanical Garden?

    I decided to get a Darlingtonia californica today at the SF Botanical Garden (aka Strybing Arboretum), partly was because they were selling really nice plants at a good price. A friend who volunteers at SFBG also told me that when he bought one he was told to avoid too much sun (he lives in...
  13. R

    Tacitus bellus (Graptopetalum bellus)

    I saw this for sale today at a local nursery and couldn't resist. It's the only species in its genus (if in fact Tacitus is considered valid). Notably, it does best (or needs?) considerable shade. For me, that's a big one, as I can't grow most succulents (for long) due to lack of sun. The...
  14. Sashoke

    Red Nepenthes?

    I have had this N. ventricosa (arist x thorelli) for a long time now, about 7-8 months. I originally got it from Paul as a generous gift, and when I first got it, it was green like its sibling. However during acclimation it soon turned cherry red, and I thought it was just horrible sunburn, as...