Mathijs

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About Mathijs

  • Birthday 10/05/1992

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    Belgium
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    Diving, swimming.

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  1. Okay, thank you very much for your reply!
  2. Hi everybody, I have question... About 6 weeks ago i put a number of sarr seeds in ziplock bags with a bit of damp chopped sphagnum for stratification. Today I put the seeds/sphagnum on the surface of the pots, making sure the seeds have good contact with the soil (pressed them in a little bit but can still see them). All how it should be done, I thought. Except today I re-read some things about stratification online, and it seems that air in the ziplock bags is advised. When I prepared my seeds I rolled all the air out of the bags, so there was real
  3. Hello everyone, does anybody have any experience with this site? https://carnivorousplantsshop.eu/ Kind regards, Mathijs
  4. Hi everyone, around mid- september I started noticing some stunted growth in my sarracenia's but didn't think much of it at the time. Now (after being away 2 months) I'm fairly sure I have a thrips infestation (the black spots, wilted and deformed winter leaves...). After a quick trip to the garden center i found an insecticide against most leaf-sucking insects including thrips. (Edialux insecticide 'Insecticide 10 ME', Active component: cypermethrin) This seems to work on contact rather than systemic. Anyone have any experience with this? I could order s
  5. Does anyone else have any suggestions or advice? Or any advice about humidity?
  6. Hi everyone, Quick intro: when I was younger I had a nice collection of CP's, but I had to quit the hobby because of my studies. Because I have a lot more spare time at the moment/in the foreseeable future, I've decided to get back at it :) However, it's been almost 10 years so some things have become foggy. So if someone could help me out real quick it'd be greatly appreciated! - When is the best time to purchase Sarracenias? (I'd think right after dormancy before they start growing?) - I discovered some leftover Sarracenia seeds in my fridge (stored in a
  7. I got my spathulata in 2006 from CZplants. It has grown a lot in those 3 years! Thanks for your replies!
  8. Some random pictures of the greenhouse: And last but not least my new tank, mainly for utrics. Most utrics have only just arrived from extreme-plants. I’m very satisfied with these plants. Overview: U.calyficida: U.warburgii: U.blanchetti: U.endresii: N.singalana: I hope you enjoyed!
  9. Hello everybody! I just wanted to show some pictures, I hope you‘ll like them. Sorry for the poor quality! First some pictures from my HL-terrarium: Overview: New N.veitchii pitcher opening. N.lowii: N.spathulata pitcher: Young N.inermis: N.gymnamphora basal: H.tatei, a very steady grower: N.hamata pitchers: N.rajah: It took me a year to get this tiny N.aristolochioides pitchering: U. alpina with its first flowerstalk: Deformed N.ramispina pitcher:
  10. Can anyone please tell if aristolochioides needs anything special in its soil? Mine grows very slow, and it won't pitcher.
  11. Very nice pics! How old are your Darlingtonia seedlings?
  12. It might be kept to wet?