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hi

This is peat moss and carnivorous plants used for.?

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I would look for another brand if possible. The packaging indicates that product contains added lime (calcium) to increase the pH. Carnivorous plants like the low pH and calcium is very toxic to many of them.
 
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sulfur is instant death for carnivorous plants.

I'm not away of any sulfur toxicity in carnivorous plants. It's commonly used as a fungicide for temperate CPs in the winter (actually it prevents fungal spores from germinating, rather than killing fungus that is already growing.)

Now copper sulfate...that'll kill plants in no time.
 
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I'm not away of any sulfur toxicity in carnivorous plants. It's commonly used as a fungicide for temperate CPs in the winter (actually it prevents fungal spores from germinating, rather than killing fungus that is already growing.)

Now copper sulfate...that'll kill plants in no time.


I use the copper sulfate. Can I use this soil for carnivorous plants.?
 
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Unfortunately you can't use this soil, unless you were going to grow P. vallisneriifolia or longifolia. Unfortunately, you could not grow even those if you added copper sulfate to the soil. Gonna need to buy some new soil if you want to grow CPs, I'm sorry to say.
 

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While peat is a standard base for carnivorous plant soil media it needs to be pure without added chemicals or fertilizers. Once these are added it can become toxic to most carnivorous plants.
 
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That brand should be fine. I'd still rinse it before use though since peat quality is really inconsistent, even between individual bags of the same brand.
 
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