FlytrapCare Carnivorous Plant Forums

Sponsored by FlytrapStore.com

Say hello and tell everyone a bit about yourself.

Moderator: Matt

By Cabotraps
Posts:  1
Joined:  Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:56 pm
#378091
Greetings all. Prior to choosing to add my Traps to my garden jungle here in sunny Cabo, I missed the part regarding going dormant.

The weather here never changes, it’s nice, nicer and fracking hot. Sun misses us maybe 10 days a year.

I’m keeping my four new little ones where they can have morning direct sun then bright light the rest of the day.

What about this dormancy thing?

Thanks in advance. Cabo Rick.
Attachments:
No description as to what kind
No description as to what kind
BB49BF35-5425-41E7-ABF6-E6CE480645B3.jpeg (2.46 MiB) Viewed 578 times
User avatar
By ChefDean
Location: 
Posts:  3040
Joined:  Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:44 am
#378096
First of all, welcome to the forum.
Second, venus-flytrap-dormancy-t3142.html
This is a good place to start, full of information.
There are also reports of introduced flytraps in Jamaica, another place that doesn't see much variation in temperature, but it is a few degrees further south in latitude than you. Those traps, and yours, will likely go into a mini dormancy based on light cues only, and yours could benefit by putting them in a spot where it may be darker and cooler in December, January and February when your temps are the coolest. I wouldn't suggest putting them in the fridge, but it is a possibility to give them a good dormant period.
Good luck.
Panman liked this
User avatar
By Panman
Location: 
Posts:  1419
Joined:  Wed Mar 04, 2020 8:41 pm
#378104
Welcome aboard, and everything he ^^ said.

Hi all, I am looking for recommendations on tall […]

New tent

Man, it looks exactly like mine, is it the mars hy[…]

My First Flower

Nice one Bob, hopefully you can get a bunch of see[…]

Hello, I divided up a few Sarracenia pots this yea[…]

they look absolutely amazing Mike. The flava var r[…]

Ok thank you!I don't have any non machinable stamp[…]

Oh wow, awesome! let's hope they make the voyage a[…]

My Small Collection....So Far

Just added: Drosera Big Pink IMG_0912.jpg

Support the community - Shop at FlytrapStore.com!