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By mari
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Hi all! I'm new to carnivorous plants. Any tips for a student wanting to grow in a NYC apartment? I have large north and east facing windows but am willing to buy grow lights too. Hoping to start with drosera and flytraps.
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By evenwind
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Welcome from the Island! I'd suggest you start with some easy drosera like D. capensis or D. spatulata and try them in your eastern windows. VFTs are much harder indoors, especially in the long term.
By mari
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Ty! going to try for capensis :)
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By Panman
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Welcome aboard! I agree with the cape. They are great plants.
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By eriction
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