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By porpoise223
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Joined:  Wed Feb 10, 2021 5:17 pm
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got these p. Aphrodite from SNW a few months ago and they seem to be doing well to me, but they’re my first and only pinguicula, how are they looking? any tips/advice? how long should I let the water tray run dry for?

thanks! :D
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By Supercazzola
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Yours look 1000x better than mine and i got them for the same place, almost same timeframe. Whatever you are doing, keep doing it. And please tell about your growing environment.
By porpoise223
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#373422
thank you so much! I’m seriously glad they’re looking good! I don’t do anything too special, I grow them in my closet w/ a small fan always on to ensure decent air flow. for lights I’m using mainly a 60w LED 5000 lumen bright white shop light I got from menards, along with a 32w cheap blurple grow light, I know a weird mix of lights lol but it seems to be working! I keep them in half an inch to two thirds an inch of water, letting it dry out until only the top of the soil feels just dry, then refill w/ distilled.

thanks again :)
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By JoshDoe
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Joined:  Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:21 pm
#373428
the leaf color is a prettier purple than mine. I had a rough start but they're recovering now lots of new leaves and they both have flowers but the leaves are a weird green purple not a pink purple like they should be. I'd say you're doing a great job on them, but I'm on my first one myself.
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