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  1. I have grabbed a few rocks from my garden, without paying attention to the type of rock. So far everything is still going well. Ada what made watering a problem? I have put the rock half in soil. I notice my pings are creating long roots stretching over the rock into the soil. I hope they will do well in the sun as well. Im going to try that now. I hope in the future to use a rock that isnt buried in soil.
  2. which is the tallest red sarracenia?
  3. As I'm always experimenting with my plants, I want to try and grow some pings on rocks. Do you have experience with this? Can you show me setups of how you guys do this? This is what I have:
  4. Ada, I got your darlingtonia seeds in march 2017. I sowed them on dead sphagnum moss that i kept moist (nothing on the top). Humidity is roughly about 50%. About 5 weeks later I got germination (12 out of 12 seeds germinated, lost 1 later). This is what it looked like on germination: Now they look like this:
  5. i have highlanders in 1 peat : 2 perlite for the last 2-3 years. They like it under my conditions. in this i grow Nepenthes: Louisa Sanguinea Ventrata Hamata Rajah Sibuyanensis Spectabilis
  6. this is a lowland nep, i have less experience with lowland. it looks to me like crown rot, which can happen by leaving water standing in the top. It could also be conditions that arent suitable to the plant. I dont think this one will survive unfortunately.
  7. i have sth similar to the Ankace Growlight (dual head). I use this as a support, not their only source of light and it works well for me. I have highland nepenthes in a south facing window sil, so they get quite a bit of sunlight.
  8. yeah my plants do pitcher more in the summer. I don't know if thats bcs of temperature or amount of light
  9. N. spectabilis I accidently left my N. Louisa out in the sun too long
  10. I don't have a greenhouse, so they are all outside in pots, unprotected. Though the pitchers died off, they came through winter fine. They are producing huge new pitchers now that it is summer. Apparently -15C in winter isnt a problem!
  11. I'm growing heliamphora nutans in my windowsill. I stand them in a tiny bit of water and they are doing fine. The humidity is 50-70%. I think they will do better with higher humidity, but a low humidity doesn't kill them in my experience.
  12. In response to a different topic I decided to share a bit more about the Nepenthes i grow in my windowsill. I believe the 10C drop in the night is the most important condition to grow healthy plants in the windowsill. I achieve the 10C drop by keeping my winddow open at night. I close it during the day in the winter. My winter temps are 5-10C at night to 15-20 C during the day. In the summer it gets a bit tricky. We have had 30C during the day, so I leave the window open day and night. This way I can get 15-20 C in the night and 25-30 C during the day. Officially this is too hot for N. hamata