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By ChefDean
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I was asked whether or not a Nep can be given a foliar feeding? I didn't know, but I said I'd try to find out.
Can anyone answer the question for me?
Plus, I just got a big Nep that I want to give it a meal as well if I can.
Thank you for your help,
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By Darkroom Denizen
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You can, but you have to careful because it is easy to use too much. Most people recommend using 1/4 strength of something like Maxsea.
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By Apollyon
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I hit my Neps once a week with 1/2 tsp per gallon during the warmer months. They're actually tougher than most CPs with foliar feeding. Another option would be a small osmocote pellet; 1 per pitcher for the life of it. I'm betting 1/16 would work great though. I just push limits for convenience.

I tend to foliar feed at night with most plants above and below but I use a finer mist bottle than most. Probably gives some freedom on frequency as there isn't a lot of runoff.
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Supercazzola wrote:
Can you give an example of the type of finer mist bottle ?
Something like this: https://www.amazon.com/Beautify-Beautie ... ljaz10cnVl

Similar to the ones they use in salons but it has a fine particle mist opposed to a concentrated spray so I use it for more control on more delicate plants like Drosera. Neps and Sarracenia I use it more liberally.
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By ChefDean
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I just bought these.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B07SMX5L ... UTF8&psc=1
We have some already, but we use them for hand sanitizer in the cars. (The local distillery made some really good stuff, I bought a gallon for $20)
They dont seem to be as fine a spray as the ones Apollyon listed, but they're cheap and effective.
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