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By GhostKitten
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Joined:  Mon May 16, 2022 12:28 pm
Hello everyone, happy to have my first venus, sundew and pitcher plants.

I researched all I could about this guys, like for one miracle gro is terrible for them so that's one bullet dodged. But I would like to know if I can go ahead and put them under an led light or if I should let them acclimate with indirect sunlight first.

Thanks guys and happy to be here :D
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By Shadowtski
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Welcome to the forum!
I'd put the Sundew and Flytrap in bright indirect light (North side of house) and gradually move them into full sunshine over the course of 2-3 weeks.
But I am a conservative grower, many growers would just put those two into full sun right away.
That will scorch and burn existing leaves, but future growth will be OK.
Your Nepenthes in the hanging basket would probably be happy staying on the North side of your house. is Matt's VFT grow guide pages. is a great guide to growing Drosera.
As always, this is just my 02¢ worth.
Good growing,
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By benguinmeowmeow
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Joined:  Fri May 13, 2022 3:11 pm
Maybe one thing is that the flytrap and sundew are a little low in those pots - usually best to pot them in soil right up to the rim, which means they can get even more light (unlike Nepenthes, those two love as intense light as you can provide)
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