Highland grow tent

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Re: Highland grow tent

by CpKid » Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:52 pm

Also, I've been wanting for a while to grow a "Big" Nepenthes, maybe a Spathulata,any suggestions? By big I mean a plant that would grow pitchers 8in long plus, and also be at least moderately easy to grow ;) Thanks!

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Re: Highland grow tent

by nepenthesl0ve » Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:50 pm

one of my first nepenthes and also one of my favorites is truncata. the pitchers get huge, there are different forms from all green to striped to all red. that would be my choice but spathulata is great too!

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Re: Highland grow tent

by CpKid » Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:56 pm

Thanks!

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Re: Highland grow tent

by nepenthesl0ve » Sat Feb 16, 2019 3:50 pm

some more macros of my sundew seedlings and ping leaf pullings
ImageIMG_2036 by myles geishecker, on Flickr
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also a little guy i found under one of my VFTs that showed up on its own. got him his own space and first meal!
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Re: Highland grow tent

by nepenthesl0ve » Sat Feb 23, 2019 6:44 pm

my nepenthes seed i got online is germinating very well already. this is my first time attempting nepenthes from seed

ImageIMG_2111 by myles geishecker, on Flickr
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and a couple new arrivals
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robc inflating next pitcher
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ventricosa x spectabilis looking beautiful
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ventricosa that got frost bit is progressing well with its basals. glad to see ti was not lost!
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Re: Highland grow tent

by CpKid » Sat Feb 23, 2019 7:56 pm

Nice! good luck with the sprouts! I kinda want to try some myself, do you recommend any particular place to get them?

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Re: Highland grow tent

by nepenthesl0ve » Sat Feb 23, 2019 10:05 pm

try to order from US based sources. i dont know who is good or bad but most foreign sources poach the seeds from wild plant populations

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Re: Highland grow tent

by nepenthesl0ve » Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:59 am

finally an update, was out of country and just returned. building a larger growspace now. should be awesome! about 6' deep 9' wide and 7' tall. will post photos of that once it is finished. for now a bunch of lovely pitchers!!! enjoy

tal x robc
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spath x hamata
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vent x sib
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amp x hamata
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vent x hamata with veitchii x robc behind
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spectabilis x vent
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robc
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baby robv
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a ventricosa trying to grow from about 5 growthpoints at once lol
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mul x lowii with robv behind
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singalana x burkei
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izu
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briggsiana
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ventricosa
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singalana
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spath x lowii
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Re: Highland grow tent

by CpKid » Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:05 pm

Those plants are just amazing...you're going to need a greenhouse soon! Good luck with the grow space!

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Re: Highland grow tent

by nepenthesl0ve » Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:30 pm

thanks :) got the white plastic up on walls and ceiling, now hanging the lights. hopefully i can get the plants moved into new space this weekend! i had been planning it in my head for months before starting so it has gone very smoothly

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Re: Highland grow tent

by CpKid » Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:12 am

Awesome! I'm really running out of space...I think I may be able to use that as an excuse with my parents to get a bigger grow room :D

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by nepenthesl0ve » Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:26 pm

new growroom is complete! plants were moved in this morning and all im waiting for is a second humidifier and another single tube t5 fixture. wish i had taken a couple photos before starting but it was just a carpeted basement with a drop ceiling and paneling on walls.

ImageIMG_2573 by myles geishecker, on Flickr

circulation fans that run 15 minutes on 15 off and just one 15 minute cycle during the night
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UV resistant heavy duty tarp. big diaper to keep all water in haha
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poles to hang the vining larger plants. can hang plants in horseshoe all around perimeter. should give a magical affect once filled!
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these tables are made from the synthetic wood at home depot. expensive but never rots and holds water like a boat with some silicone in the seams.
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joined the tables and provided nice extra platform for more plants
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eggcrate to keep plants above the runoff water. tables are on subtle incline so water will drain to front and can be siphoned out easily.
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had old 4 x 8 growtent that wouldnt fit down here so i cut off the front and attached to plywood wall frame. sealed with gorilla tape and a ton of staples. should work very well and way better than my old "entrance"
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while transferring plants i came across this weirdo. seems to have split into growthpoints at the tip rather than basaling :p
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seedlings. think they need some food, can i maxsea them at 1/4 teaspoon per gallon?
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Re: Highland grow tent

by CpKid » Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:29 pm

Wow! That looks awesome! Thats bizarre, I've never seen two growth points on a nepenthes like that.

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Re: Highland grow tent

by nepenthesl0ve » Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:35 pm

yeah two growthpoints better than one! haha

its a shame so few people stop by here, things going to be getting crazy over next month. have about 100 new nepenthes coming from exotica of australia, borneo exotics, and wistuba of germany.

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Re: Highland grow tent

by CpKid » Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:12 pm

Definitely!

I don't know, maybe there just aren't many nepenthes fans around here. Personally...I think they're pretty amazing.. :D

Whoah, 100 nepenthes? Thats amazing! Your going to need another grow room! :lol:

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