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By Panman
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Agreed with everything stated above. I generally put a layer of chopped sphagnum on top of the soil that I can tuck the plant into. It helps to keep the moisture in contact with the plant and doesn't dry out as easily as straight soil. I too use a humidity dome for the transplants. I generally remove it after 2 or 3 weeks.
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Panman wrote: Wed Oct 27, 2021 1:39 pm Agreed with everything stated above. I generally put a layer of chopped sphagnum on top of the soil that I can tuck the plant into. It helps to keep the moisture in contact with the plant and doesn't dry out as easily as straight soil. I too use a humidity dome for the transplants. I generally remove it after 2 or 3 weeks.
Thats interesting, i will probably try using the sphagnum moss I got from plants that were shipped to me... I've got almost no experience using sphagnum moss.
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For propagation, I usually chop it up with a pair of scissors. I find it is easier to work with seedlings and transplants that way. I only use about 1/8 to 1/4 an inch on top of the soil. Recently, I got a mini food processor that I am using to mill the sphagnum. It chops it really fine and is faster than me doing it with scissors.
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Mini food processor for chopping sphagnum moss :lol: :lol:
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Anyway, I have planted more of the leaf propagations, and they are just growing like crazy...
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Im still waiting for 'dreamsicle' to start budding...
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Well, ive been kinda busy lately, and have not looked at them for a day...

First tentacles, on d. binata
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Chopped sphagnum is how I do it too. It felt like the safest play at the time. I grow my cuttings in water so I tried to maintain good moisture. Kept them into high humidity until they established themselves a bit. Pinguicula is easier, sometimes you just pop off a leaf, stick the tip in contact with soil and let it do its thing out in the open. Actually just left a broken gigantea leaf outside and it made a plantlet with nothing but the humidity outside lol. Now it's an experiment outside.
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Ill certainly try pings in the future... Not really a plant that I grow.
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Sarracenia2004 wrote: Wed Oct 27, 2021 2:20 pm Mini food processor for chopping sphagnum moss :lol: :lol:
If it's stupid and works, it isn't stupid. :D
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I just went to daiso today, and guess what I saw,
A hand shredder!!

Aaaand guess what I thought... :roll: :lol:
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its been idk more than 3 weeks? and here are the results:

Drosera binata- forming dew :D
Drosera capensis - near to forming tentacles :D
drosera dreamsicle - not yet budded :?

I know I have been taking pictures of certain plants in the propagation tray, its just so we can see the development of that one plant.
There is a few more D.capensis, and there is a ton more D. binata
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Once your 'Dreamsicle' buds, prepare for adult-sized plants within 3 months.
My Filiformis is already 3 inches tall and it budded in late August :D
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Ive heard that filiformis type plants take a month to bud, and then grow quickly. Thanks for confirming it.
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MaxVft wrote: Sun Oct 31, 2021 5:26 pm Once your 'Dreamsicle' buds, prepare for adult-sized plants within 3 months.
My Filiformis is already 3 inches tall and it budded in late August :D
That Is no joke. I had one I got with 3 inch long leaves, grew for a few months and doubled. when it came out of dormancy it exploded into 8 plants that were full grown in no time and filled the pot.

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