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Nepenthes villosa refridgerateyology

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I've recently decided to fridge my N.villosa over night apropos of nothing. In its new habitat (clickety for bigger!):
 

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Won't it get pretty dry in there, Thez? I think I'd try bagging it up.. but hey, if it's used to low humidity then I guess it won't hurt.
 

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sounds like a great idea, not sure how it will take to being moved though , most times when i move any neps ,say more than 8 or 10 inches they seem to slow down, but that may that they are so close to being in the wrong environment any change shocks them ,
keep up us up on the idea , i want villosa in my collection too.:-D
 
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What made you decide to take such extreme measures? Was it suffering and not growing at all for a while before? Or were you just bored and thought it might work?
 

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You talking to me Heli? That's just a tray to keep the moss from making a mess of my fridge. There's no water in it.
I have a plant and bird sitter.
 

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Naw I was talking to thez because I said she should try this a couple days ago.
 
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All hail the wisdom of refridgerateyology; that, and succumbing to peer pressure, which -- I cannot confirm or deny -- may have involved the threatened use of stabbity objects. Here's a pot of seedlings, along with some of the crapola in my refrigideezer -- just because it's simply not cold enough in San Francisco . . .

Still-life with Adult Beverages . . . and Capers
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Maybe I should try the oven for low-landers, a pan of water on the lower rack can provide humidity.
 

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LOL nice way to cool those villosa younglings BB... good thing it gets in the low 50's here even before a hot day... now all I need is a villosa.
 
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Maybe I should try the oven for low-landers, a pan of water on the lower rack can provide humidity.

Yeah, Waren, a bain-marie could help out your low-landers; and you could bake some awfully tasty desserts in that water bath as well.

That man is always thinking . . .
 

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How cold does it get in there?

I have no idea. The lettuce isn't brown so I'd say somewhere between 33*F and 50*F :lol:

so how do you go away for more than a day using this system lol.

Aliens.

All hail the wisdom of refridgerateyology; that, and succumbing to peer pressure, which -- I cannot confirm or deny -- may have involved the threatened use of stabbity objects. Here's a pot of seedlings, along with some of the crapola in my refrigideezer -- just because it's simply not cold enough in San Francisco . . .

I particularly like the name of your image :-D You keep your yeast in the fridgey? Mine's in the freezer just to make sure it doesn't do anything shifty.

Maybe I should try the oven for low-landers, a pan of water on the lower rack can provide humidity.

That is quite possibly the most brilliant idea I've ever heard - all hail the genuis that is All_the_Numbers :hail:
 
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