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Postby Chipi3s » Sat Apr 21, 2012 11:20 pm

EDIT- i Remade this whole thread i didnt want to post again-
Ok so i put a pinch of water soluble fertilizer into 27 onces of Distilled water and did ONE-TWO SPRAYS on each of my plants, Will this harm them? or even benifit them? or was my mix so little it wont even effect my plants? PLEASE HELP The fertilizer was "VIGORO ALL PURPOSE PLANT FOOD"!
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Re: Fertilizer

Postby jaester » Sun Apr 22, 2012 11:13 am

Fertilizing is unnecessary, but if you must, I recommend MaxSea 16-16-16 @ 1/4 recommended strength. Use as a foliar spray, as in, lightly misting the plants. Avoid applying in full sun and getting too much on the medium. In case you do, you will want to give your pot a good flush of water.
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Re: Fertilizer

Postby SpeedyKJ » Sun Apr 22, 2012 10:47 pm

I have had great success with foilar feeding on my nepenthes but thats a whole different situation
I would not attempt this on my VFT's
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Re: Fertilizer

Postby SnapSnapIOM » Mon Apr 23, 2012 9:28 pm

o0 Did someone say fertilizer in the same sentence as Venus fly trap ? shivers

Just to clarify Venus fly traps gets there fertilizer from insects so consider feeding your plant instead of the fertilizer :)

Use dried bloodworm or koi carp pellets.
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Re: Fertilizer

Postby Chipi3s » Tue Apr 24, 2012 9:28 pm

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