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By samyap
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Hi Everyone,

I am new to this forum and have started my first VFT plant on 30 Apr 2019. The good news is that the plant is growing, but I don't see any traps growing. I have attached a picture which I took this morning. Maybe I should wait longer for the traps to grow..

Thank you.

Sam (Singapore)
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By toiletshorts
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Hi Sam,

Greetings from a fellow Singaporean (well, partially lah haha). I'm new to the forum too and have just bought my first vft a few days ago too.

Do u know the species of your vft? I've never really seen leaves like that before on a vft. Though i am also a novice myself.





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By toiletshorts
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Sam i wouldn't really trust Lazada to sell the best in terms of plants.. i think something similar happened to one of my family members. They purchased a bonsai but came to be the wrong species or something like that. Died within a week.

I'd say lazada is ok for items, but specialist things like plants, pet stuff, etc. might be best to buy in-person or from a more trusted online source?

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By toiletshorts
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No worries, Sam. Update us if u manage to get the refund :) hope you do!

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By Copper2
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Ok, I’ll say it. That’s not a flytrap! Whoever sold you it is scamming you
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By Cross
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I'm sorry dear. Check out the seed bank here. They're free seeds once a month. They're from users on here, so you know they're vfts. And they definitely have typical vfts. I'm sorry you got scammed. Please, please, please leave a review and report the buyer.

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By toiletshorts
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Are the seeds here only deliverable within the US? I can probably read on the relevant threads but might be lazy and ask here in case anyone knows off the top of their head.

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By riveraXVX
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yeah unfortunately fake seeds, even in their infancy stages of growth they still look like flytraps just very...tiny ones!

they will get a leaf that extends one way then the other after germination then will begin producing teensy carnivorous leaves like such:

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the seeds for VFT will be teardropped shame, black and shiney like such (I enjoy taking macro shots!)
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where are you located geographically?
By samyap
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Very nice pics you have and I can be certain that I am scammed.. :-(
I will just keep it and see what it turns out to be... :lol:

Any idea where I can buy these seeds in Singapore? I can buy a grown VFT, but I thought I wanna try growing from seeds.

Thanks.

regards,
Sam
riveraXVX wrote:yeah unfortunately fake seeds, even in their infancy stages of growth they still look like flytraps just very...tiny ones!

they will get a leaf that extends one way then the other after germination then will begin producing teensy carnivorous leaves like such:

Image

the seeds for VFT will be teardropped shame, black and shiney like such (I enjoy taking macro shots!)
Image

where are you located geographically?
By riveraXVX
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a couple links for places to potentially talk to in/around Singapore:

https://www.facebook.com/Singapore-carn ... 340384703/ looks to be a hobbyist that sells plants there and at different events

https://www.atillyaday.com/

far-east-flora-singapore-cp-plants-t18811.html this thread mentions a far east flora (their website does not show carnivorous plants for delivery but their retail stores may carry some options)

I can vouch for none of these places personally but some options to check out! best of luck!
By Big-Jack
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Anything that grows that fast from seed in a month is NEVER a VFT. You need to have the patience of Job to grow VFT's from seed.
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