FlytrapCare Carnivorous Plant Forums

Sponsored by FlytrapStore.com

Discussions on how to propagate your plants sexually and asexually, by seed, natural division or leaf pulling

Moderator: Matt

By Darkroom Denizen
Location: 
Posts:  73
Joined:  Mon Mar 01, 2021 11:35 pm
#381253
I've got a tray of sundew seedlings of a number of different species. For the past week or so, this whitish mold has been spreading across the top of the substrate. The soil mix is a 1:1 peat and sand mix. I'm not sure what sort of anti fungal treatments would be safe for the seedlings.
User avatar
By murrkywaters
Posts:  638
Joined:  Wed Sep 02, 2020 2:39 pm
#381256
There are some other options as well. Dilute H2O2, cinnamon, and Bioadvance 3 in 1 all seem to be safe for plants

Sent from my SM-G975U using Tapatalk

Supercazzola liked this
User avatar
By ChefDean
Location: 
Posts:  3878
Joined:  Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:44 am
#381262
If it's that light gray, wispy fuzz, that's nothing to worry about as long as it doesn't overwhelm the seedlings. Increased airflow is probably the easiest remedy, but you can try decreasing the moisture as well. Watch them if you do that because seedlings will go down fast.
If you use an anti fungal, go light. Drosera are less forgiving with chemicals, seedlings more so.
By Darkroom Denizen
Location: 
Posts:  73
Joined:  Mon Mar 01, 2021 11:35 pm
#381263
I already had the lid off, so I drained the water that was in there and hit it with some diluted H2O2. Hopefully that helps, thanks all!

My current grow list as of today (9/23/2021) Ve[…]

My Chest Freezer highland setup

Definitely following this and excited to see how i[…]

Hey Dean, did you get this yet? Put it in the mail[…]

Beginning of dormancy!

We just had our first night that it dropped into t[…]

Z_Y is completely correct, I would only add that a[…]

Communication

Tell me what kind and I'll send you a recipe. […]

Sarracenia 2021

I've noticed that the pitchers will brown when ex[…]

Carnivorous Plants for Sale!

Nice! I would love to see how my plants are doing […]

Support the community - Shop at FlytrapStore.com!