To those who grow Drosera indoors with artificial light


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Thanks Dave

I've moved them further away from the lights, so hopefully that will make a difference.

I have the lights on for 16 hours a day, should I be reducing the photoperiod as per nature, rather than leaving them on for that long all through the year?

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Yes, also you only need to run them 14 hours per day at most. Perhaps that change of 2 hours will make all the difference. You can shorten winter to six weeks, but most CP will grow better if they get some seasonal daylength variation.

It is a good idea to run 24 hour for making cuttings from Drosera or rooting Neps, but it doesn't have to be super-strong light.

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Thanks for the info :)

Do you follow a plan with your photoperiod adjustments?

For example in October reducing one hour, then 2 weeks later another hour?

As I may have missed the initial adjustments, what do you recommend would be the best way for me to proceed?

Thanks again

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Just start the process of adjusting the daylength now. The daylength doesn't have to follow the seasons outside exactly, but it doesn't hurt either :) At the "depths of winter", the days are only 8 hours long, you don't have to drop the day length that low for your indoor plants, 11 hour days are fine.

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