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By Apollyon
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Looks like very soon lol. Careful though, they're projectiles.

Something I did that actually eliminates the guesswork is I made a "vaccuum" by punching a couple holes in the lidf of a small glass jar (like a baby food jar or something) and put a couple straws in. One aimed at the crown. I don't know about others but I didn't like the idea of fishing out tiny green specks so I eliminated the middle man and lined the inner wall with a damp paper towel (I used a small jar) When it flew through the straw it hit the damp towel and stayed there. Not only does it preserve them but I pulled out all of them in one go. The damp paper towel catch was one of my better ideas. Kept them in the jar until I was ready to plant them.

Another option is popping them off with forceps (I did that with some more stubborn ones) Good luck!
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By Carnies
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Supercazzola wrote:If I can get some help knowing when they are ready, sure.
The ones in the very outside on the first pic look about ready, wait a bit more and you'll have some little bombs flying all over the place.
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By Supercazzola
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Carnies wrote: Wed Feb 10, 2021 8:02 pm Nice gemmae, wanna trade for some? ;)
Carnies, I PM’d you. Or is it DM’d ?
Either way, let me know by 00:00 Monday Eastern time, or I will open up a giveaway. I harvested 15 or so of the gemmae from the Drosera paleacea.
A gem at Walmart!

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