FlytrapCare Carnivorous Plant Forums

Sponsored by FlytrapStore.com

Post any care guides or tutorials here.

Moderator: Matt

#65411
in england it rarely gets over 21 degrees celcius during summer! so what should i do about winter rest? if my room is like 20-30 in the winter can i put it by a fan or somthing? anyone from england grow this? and give me tips where you grow it and can share your experience?
By petmantis
Location: 
#72102
Why cant you use miracle grow peat moss because i just got some.


yeah, miricle grow add loads of nutrients beneficial to alot of plants, but in peat bogs carnviorous plants have adapted to low nutrient by eating bugs so it kills them and defeats the object of eating bugs :P , Liam


Ahem.
http://terraforums.com/forums/showthrea ... racle+grow

Anything is possible.
User avatar
By Matt
Location: 
#72104
Ahem.
http://terraforums.com/forums/showthrea ... racle+grow

Anything is possible.

I wouldn't go quite that far :) But yes, Cephalotus is one of the exceptions of the no fertilizing rule. They seem to like the occasional fertilizing. I didn't know that they'd grow in enriched (Miracle-Gro) potting soil though. That's pretty amazing!
By Darkrai283
Location: 
#74465
Oooh That sounds interesting ;)
I have three cephs right now which I repotted about a month ago as they were all cramped in a pot and since they're not growing any new traps or leaves, I might 'cut' the soil around it to a shape nearly the same as another smaller pot as I have to make sure I cause the smallest root disturbance and I might occasionally (about once in a week) add some fertiliser to them.
#190029
thx for the advice. I recently ordered 1 of these because they are so cute...
it arrived and was tiny, I planted in the proper mix and put it in the window. my window is facing and gets about 5-6 hrs of direct light and my Nepenthes thrive there. The plant just never adjusted and just dried up and died.
I was pretty bummed about it. But perhaps I'll give it another go with this plant

1. Cross 2. JoshDoe 3.Berrybob 4.sanguinearocks101[…]

Thanks!! He caught a fly today!!!!! Sent from my […]

Ready to grow some traps!

Growing flytraps from seed takes a long time and t[…]

My Nepenthes isn't growing

That Nepenthes Spectabilis x Ventricosa is looking[…]

Identifying drosera sundew species?

I think it may be a drosera ultramafica x spatulat[…]

Might just send it again

Flytraps

I love the Purps. Mike has some collection of them[…]

Mature traps from seedling cuttings

No. you might get a mature plant a year earlier. B[…]

Support the community - Shop at FlytrapStore.com!