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By DrNo7
Posts:  122
Joined:  Wed Jul 22, 2015 6:35 pm
#244159
Most tropical drosera do fine when they are bare root shipped. However, they are more prone to root damage/rot. In most cases, they are fine. If you so choose to buy it, I would recommend soaking the roots in RO or distilled water for 15 minutes to half an hour. Best wishes!
By SerMuncherIV
Posts:  1209
Joined:  Sun May 31, 2015 5:59 pm
#244179
I disagree. D. burmannii has fairly long roots that are easy to break. Once they get past a certain size, it isn't wise to transplant them. However, if the roots are shipped intact in the media and not 100% bareroot, then the plant should be fine.
By thegleekbill
Posts:  6
Joined:  Fri Sep 18, 2015 1:58 pm
#244230
Their roots are quite thin and long, and can easily break. It's also prone to root rot. From my experience, I wouldn't choose the vendors who won't ship them in pots.


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