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By Bill Phoenix
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hey, so my cape sundew isnt making any dew, and the flower stalk is yellow and turning black. Anyone think they could tell whats wrong? Thanks! :D

btw, there's some green stuff growing on the soil, is it moss?
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By Sarracenia2004
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#393276
A few things, When did you get your sundew? Is it sitting in water? Is it getting full sun?

I would put a humidity dome over it, and wait for it to perk back up.
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By Apollyon
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I'm not sure where you're growing it but personally, I would bury that further up for sure. Past the point where it branches off. I'd flush the pot to wash out any mineral buildup. Make sure the media is nutrient/mineral free as possible. Remove that other plant because those things always have a habit of building complex root systems given the opportunity, bag the plant and keep it in an area where it doesn't get too hot or too cold. Under lights would probably be the best play in Texas. I'd cut the flower off at this point as well. It'd probably terminate on its own but no sense in it putting out the energy when the flower isn't going to make it. A little TLC and that plant will be good to go. Good luck
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Apollyon wrote:I'm not sure where you're growing it but personally, I would bury that further up for sure. Past the point where it branches off. I'd flush the pot to wash out any mineral buildup. Make sure the media is nutrient/mineral free as possible. Remove that other plant because those things always have a habit of building complex root systems given the opportunity, bag the plant and keep it in an area where it doesn't get too hot or too cold. Under lights would probably be the best play in Texas. I'd cut the flower off at this point as well. It'd probably terminate on its own but no sense in it putting out the energy when the flower isn't going to make it. A little TLC and that plant will be good to go. Good luck


Its roots are definately sticking out. bury it deeper, I agree with what apollyon said.

Here is a screenshot of the original image, showing the exposed roots.
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By Sarracenia2004
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Sarracenia2004 wrote:
Apollyon wrote:I'm not sure where you're growing it but personally, I would bury that further up for sure. Past the point where it branches off. I'd flush the pot to wash out any mineral buildup. Make sure the media is nutrient/mineral free as possible. Remove that other plant because those things always have a habit of building complex root systems given the opportunity, bag the plant and keep it in an area where it doesn't get too hot or too cold. Under lights would probably be the best play in Texas. I'd cut the flower off at this point as well. It'd probably terminate on its own but no sense in it putting out the energy when the flower isn't going to make it. A little TLC and that plant will be good to go. Good luck


Its roots are definately sticking out. bury it deeper, I agree with what apollyon said.

Here is a screenshot of the original image, showing the exposed roots.



As in my previous post, the roots are too high up, and need to be buried, like up to here (from what i can see)
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By Bill Phoenix
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Sarracenia2004 wrote: Sat Nov 20, 2021 1:46 am A few things, When did you get your sundew? Is it sitting in water? Is it getting full sun?

I would put a humidity dome over it, and wait for it to perk back up.
I got it 2 months ago from Petflytrap, and it’s usually in a tub of water all the time. I don’t know how much sun it gets, but it grows with my vfts, which are growing well and have red coloration, so I’m guessing it’s full sun. I’ve just repotted it. Also, was I supposed to take the peat off the roots before reporting?
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By Sarracenia2004
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So you took the entire chunk of soil in the pot and put that inside a pot with more soil? \

It looks good. definately looks better. I would suggest putting on a humidity dome over the sundew.
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