Is this soil okay to use for Carnivorous Plants?

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Is this soil okay to use for Carnivorous Plants?

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Re: Is this soil okay to use for Carnivorous Plants?

by KategoricalKarnivore » Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:56 pm

I’ve used that before. It works just fine.
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Re: Is this soil okay to use for Carnivorous Plants?

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Re: Is this soil okay to use for Carnivorous Plants?

by 1cashew » Tue Dec 18, 2018 1:48 pm

That is what I use. It works great.

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Re: Is this soil okay to use for Carnivorous Plants?

by Jonathan_ » Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:06 pm

Does anyone here use No Name Sphagnum Peat Moss?

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Re: Is this soil okay to use for Carnivorous Plants?

by optique » Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:20 pm

is "no name" a brand? all the big box stores sell cubes of CA sphagnum that's what you should look for CA sphagnum. If you get it from store A and its just filled with trash go to store B get another brand and you will be fine. and try store A after they sell the lots with trash. Both brands come from the same place just some lots just get a lot of trash mixed in. Its sold for garden/flower bed use and the trash will not effect that. Myself i am picky i can spend 30+min picking out sticks and trash.
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Re: Is this soil okay to use for Carnivorous Plants?

by optique » Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:47 pm

oh yeah avoid brands who's main product is fertilizer AKA miracle gro
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Re: Is this soil okay to use for Carnivorous Plants?

by Jonathan_ » Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:03 am

optique wrote:is "no name" a brand? all the big box stores sell cubes of CA sphagnum that's what you should look for CA sphagnum. If you get it from store A and its just filled with trash go to store B get another brand and you will be fine. and try store A after they sell the lots with trash. Both brands come from the same place just some lots just get a lot of trash mixed in. Its sold for garden/flower bed use and the trash will not effect that. Myself i am picky i can spend 30+min picking out sticks and trash.


What is "CA Sphagnum"?

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Re: Is this soil okay to use for Carnivorous Plants?

by Artchic528 » Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:05 am

Jonathan_ wrote:
optique wrote:is "no name" a brand? all the big box stores sell cubes of CA sphagnum that's what you should look for CA sphagnum. If you get it from store A and its just filled with trash go to store B get another brand and you will be fine. and try store A after they sell the lots with trash. Both brands come from the same place just some lots just get a lot of trash mixed in. Its sold for garden/flower bed use and the trash will not effect that. Myself i am picky i can spend 30+min picking out sticks and trash.


What is "CA Sphagnum"?
CA stands for Canadian.

I use the same stuff as optique. It's Premeir brand Canadian Sphagnum peat moss.

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Re: Is this soil okay to use for Carnivorous Plants?

by Jonathan_ » Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:56 pm

How about this brand.
No Name Super Sphagnum Canadian Peat Moss? Its in a yellow bag.

I specifically asked my mother in law to get me premier Peat but she got me that brand I mentioned above instead. Has anyone used this NoName brand?

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Re: Is this soil okay to use for Carnivorous Plants?

by Fieldofscreams » Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:19 pm

Why ask your mother in law to pick it up?

Just go to home Depot and pick up the premier brand.
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Re: Is this soil okay to use for Carnivorous Plants?

by Jonathan_ » Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:23 pm

Fieldofscreams wrote:Why ask your mother in law to pick it up?

Just go to home Depot and pick up the premier brand.


Because she was in the area at the time and my Wife doesn't drive and I was at work. Plus I already sent her the money for it. My question still stands. Is it good enough for my plants or not?


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