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Everything posted by Argo88

  1. Very interesting and beautiful plants... thanks a lot!
  2. Hi! I’d let all like it is now... when the plant make a stem and become high it makes this kind of roots that fix it to the soil;-)
  3. I totally agree with you!!! I haven’t a greenhouse or a good sun exposition (due my job I must change home every 2/3 years) so the black or giant clones in my growing conditions are just like typical ones... but Cephalotus with distinctive pitcher shapes (as Dudley Watts and its wonderful peristome) are very well looking even in my poor growing conditions;-)
  4. Wonderful plant, in my opinion one of the best clones!!! Only a question to people who grow (or know) it: is it true that it isn’t a vigorous clone and it is very slow growing and very difficult to riproduce from leaf pulling? A friend that has grown it told me those observations, but I don’t know if he had a bad division that never has grown well for him! Thanks a lot Mobile for the link and congratulations to Dimitar that has registered this wonderful clone
  5. Wait for nepenthes experts answer... it seems to me sun or light burn.. does the sunlight is stronger now on your windowswill?
  6. Roraimae is true... but it hasn’t a location;-)
  7. I think you can do it just now;-)
  8. If you cut a leaf and put it in live sphagnum in a plastic box closed (with temperatures about 20 degrees) it should work in around 15 days... the box mustn’t stay at direct sunlight;-)
  9. Yes, it is normal... dosera rotundifolia makes a lot of leaf pullings;-)
  10. Hi Natale!!! Beautiful shoot!!! Very happy for you Best regards, Serse
  11. Hi! pinguicula x Tina is very easy to grow, but you must know some things... it is a mexican pinguicula and it needs temperatures between 5 and 35 C... so you should cultivate it indoor in colder months... It needs a lot of light but not very strong direct sunlight, but it is not a problem for you If you grow it with orchids... I suggest you to grow it in a mineral substrate (pure sand for acquarium, pure volcanic lava or mixed mineral soil). Water: always 2/5 mm in the tray when it has carnivorous leaves. When it has non carnivorous lives it is like a succulent plant
  12. Wait for an expert, but it seems to me the hybrid you have said;-) ! I don’t think it is a pure lowii!!!
  13. Hi Rob! Thanks a lot for your help and very useful photos!!
  14. Thanks a lot, Darwiniana and Rob! I only grew drosera spatulata “Ahipara Gumfields, Northland, New Zealand” and it had longer and narrower leaves, so I’ve tought it couldn’t be a spatulata ... maybe another spatulata form or tokaiensis as you say!! ;-)
  15. Good morning! A friend bought a genlisea and in the pot has born this sundew. It grows in a terrarium. my friend think it is only a very common spatulata. It is very very slowgrowing plant and I think it could be a South American sundew. Could you help me in identification? I’ve only two photos of the plant. Thanks a lot!
  16. Thanks a lot for your answer!! Anyway your English is better than my Have a nice day, Serse
  17. Good evening! I’ve red different opinion about drosera hamiltonii, if this plant is self-fertile, if it needs hand-pollination or If it needs cross pollination to produce seeds... has anyone in the forum direct experience in producing drosera hamiltonii seeds? Thanks a lot! Serse
  18. Hi Lucien! I’ve seen just now... nice shape
  19. Amazing plants, Dimitar!!! thanks!
  20. Follow what Magnus has said to you, it is perfect! Only a thing: If any seeds don’t germinate this spring they could do it the next spring, after the second stratification... so don’t throw away the pot with seeds that haven’t germinated;-)
  21. Well done!!! I hope it is possible! Make me know If you have success;-)
  22. Hi! If you have only a pot you can use a white spectrum lamp of 6000 k in a desk lamp... I bought it for 3,5€ in a chinese shop;-) If you prefer a little more professional lamp, there are growlights for indoor culture... This is the 3rd winter that I grow indoor my truncata and it continue to grow (very slowly due to the low temperature) and make pitchers;-) The violet light is a growlight, that you can see envolved in cellophane... ad you can see my indoor growing point is not well looking, but it works;-)
  23. Hi! I grow mine in a windowswill... it is an highland form... it is a very strong plant... in winter I use additional light .., it makes pitchers and grows all the winter... seedlings are very slow growing... my plant have minimum temperature of 11 C in the colder night in winter... If you have lowland form you need higher temperatures ;-)