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By Dragonslayer126
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Adrien wrote: Wed Feb 02, 2022 2:08 pm
MikeB wrote: Wed Feb 02, 2022 2:04 am
Dragonslayer126 wrote: Tue Feb 01, 2022 10:44 pm Very bad idea. It will just put nutrients in the soil. And if you have them outside when they are sprouted you don't need it since they catch a lot of insects.
Actually not. Juvenile Sarracenia benefit from a little fertilizer. Take a look at this article:

Sarracenia Soil Fertilization
https://www.carnivorousplants.org/grow/ ... aceniasoil
Yeah they do! You should see Matt’s 1 year old sarracenia, it’s ridiculous compared to 2 year old sarrs that haven’t ever been fertilized!
Did he use osmocote or maxsea?
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Adrien wrote: Thu Feb 03, 2022 2:05 amNeither
Then what? I thought that those were the only fertilizers besides fish flakes
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Dragonslayer126 wrote: Thu Feb 03, 2022 2:07 am
Adrien wrote: Thu Feb 03, 2022 2:05 amNeither
Then what? I thought that those were the only fertilizers besides fish flakes
Pretty sure you can use any fertilizer you want at low dosage for the carnivores. I’m don’t know the name of the products Matt uses right now, I will have to check tomorrow when I’m in the greenhouse.
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