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By xr280xr
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In that case, I would try spraying just the traps if you can get an accurate enough spray. I read something that indicated the traps may be receptive to nutrients even when not triggered. I wish I knew what paper that was in. I've been wanting to try but haven't gotten around to it yet.
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Can Orchid fertiliser also be used on Pitcher plants (Nepenthes)?
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Fuggle wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 7:54 pm Can Orchid fertiliser also be used on Pitcher plants (Nepenthes)?
Yes. Use at 1/4 strength every 2 weeks to help induce pitchering.
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Fuggle wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 7:54 pmCan Orchid fertiliser also be used on Pitcher plants (Nepenthes)?
Put some inside the pitchers. It's a good substitute for insects.
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tommyr wrote: Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:45 pm
Fuggle wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 7:54 pm Can Orchid fertiliser also be used on Pitcher plants (Nepenthes)?
Yes. Use at 1/4 strength every 2 weeks to help induce pitchering.
Thanks Tommy.
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