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By Eventerminator
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Hello,

Today I checked my Capensis seedlings after waiting for almost 4 weeks and I'm happy to see some of them beginning to sprout! I was quite worried that my seeds were not viable because I didn't store them properly.

I had to come in really close just to take photos of them. All the little green seedlings are them:
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By Eventerminator
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ChefDean wrote: Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:56 am They can be frustrating to wait on sometimes. I've had them sprout as early as 8 days, and as late as 6 months or more after sowing.
Good job!
Yeah, those 4 weeks were quite frustrating. I wonder how many will grow? I sprinkled I think over 100 seeds on the soil.

I can’t wait!
By Tarzanus
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There will be many if the germination rate is good. Drosera capensis loses viability slowly, so you should soon see a carnivorous forest of small Droseras. When they get large enough to transplant, you can use forceps and pick out individual plants and plant them into separate containers. Congrats :)
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