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By Drone232
Posts:  211
Joined:  Mon Apr 14, 2014 6:02 pm
#225261
I accidentally did this. I have nothing against my sundews clumping, so I have gotten into the habit of just sowing around 50 seeds in the same container at a time. I recently purchased my first ever temperate sundew seeds (Drosera Rotundifolia) and only later realized that sowing them with Drosera Burmannii a few days ago was not a good idea. I was used to sowing tropicals together and forgot that these two would not mix come winter. I will have separate them by the time fall comesso it is not a complete or utter disaster. Just a great annoyance. Luckily, I think they'll look quite different from each other by then to be able to separate them accurately.
By beckhamlim24
Posts:  810
Joined:  Mon Oct 17, 2011 2:49 am
#225859
Drone232 wrote:I accidentally did this. I have nothing against my sundews clumping, so I have gotten into the habit of just sowing around 50 seeds in the same container at a time. I recently purchased my first ever temperate sundew seeds (Drosera Rotundifolia) and only later realized that sowing them with Drosera Burmannii a few days ago was not a good idea. I was used to sowing tropicals together and forgot that these two would not mix come winter. I will have separate them by the time fall comesso it is not a complete or utter disaster. Just a great annoyance. Luckily, I think they'll look quite different from each other by then to be able to separate them accurately.
Did you stratify your D. Rotundifolia seeds?
By Drone232
Posts:  211
Joined:  Mon Apr 14, 2014 6:02 pm
#226133
I left the Drosera rotundifolia seeds outside on wet sphagnum for the month of Febuary. There were ten seeds and because the container was large and I knew that would be extra room, I added 30 Drosera burmannii seeds as soon as spring sprung. Nothing has germinated yet besides grass, but such was the same for when I first started gowing sundews from seeds half a year ago. Grass sprouts first and then as the weeks pass by the sundews will begin popping up.
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