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  1. Horticultural sand

    ...and far less heavy ;)
  2. unidentified Nepenthes

    I would say the same but based on the last photo (lower pitcher) Reminds me of a plant sometimes sold as "alata" Fabrice
  3. I would try first from a EU provider. Far less complicated and faster. Fabrice
  4. I can't comment about Araflora but: Whatever the method used to propagate plants someone can produce bad or good quality plants, this has NOT to do with in vitro or not. Before i focused on Nepenthes, i have produced many Sarracenia in vitro and they were in general very strong and heathly, usually flowering only after 2 years ex-vitro. I have always found most Sarracenia growing like weeds - in the greenhouse - if, like said above, grown in good conditions. Fabrice
  5. ID Nepenthes flava x ?

    Nice to see you there gab ;) This idea has gone through my mind too :)
  6. ID Nepenthes flava x ?

    I've done it today ;)
  7. ID Nepenthes flava x ?

    I have check again the S. McPherson book vol. 2 (including indonesian sp.) and had a look also on my diatas, densiflora, bongso...plants and this plant have clear similarities with densiflora and angasanensis. I will take time to go on more details (presence of rhizome, hairs on tendril...) Time will say!
  8. ID Nepenthes flava x ?

    I will do it !
  9. ID Nepenthes flava x ?

    N. flava x ovata ?
  10. ID Nepenthes flava x ?

    You are right corky, but N. diatas does not hybridize with flava, do it ?
  11. ID Nepenthes flava x ?

    Hi Neps lovers, Here is a Nep i have grown from seeds i've got in 2014 from the Ebayer 'Nepentheceae' Seeds were supposed to be from a N. flava plant, but it looks something different. The leaves remind me of a N. densiflora. Pitchers look like those from the singalana like group. Maybe someone has plants from the same batch of seeds ??? Anyway i love the pitchers, can't wait until they get bigger ! Fabrice
  12. No pitchers after re-potting

    Your plant should pitcher again in Spring and Summer. Fabrice
  13. Many carnivorous plants have a dormancy break (Dionaea, Sarracenia, some Drosera) therefore they are small after winter. Your Dionaea are adult plants, they will get bigger soon in good conditions. Fabrice
  14. N. Albomarginata red in bad shape

    It works also in this way if diluted. Do not use strong fertilizer - like Osmocote - to feed the pitchers, the latter would die back fast and you may have a fungi attack on the plants. Fabrice
  15. I'd like to buy Ampullaria cuttings

    Hello Gilles, You won't easily find someone having ampullaria cuttings available. N. ampullaria are usually sold as small plants (from in vitro in my case) You should wait until the temps are above 15°c for the plants to be shipped. Hope that's help. Fabrice