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By Jack Skellington
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I made a "homemade formula" last summer because my plants got some pests, then the decline carried on maybe even more for a little while before weird things started to happen.. drosera doubled or tripled themselves, flytrap double trap on one leaf, curly leaves etc. They all survived at the end but now I have them (some) indoor and they are flowering. :idea:
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By Andrew42x89
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Wow, how stunning!

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By Intheswamp
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Those are some very impressive flowers!!! Very pretty!!!! But, you do know that the flowers are sapping a lot of energy from your plants, don't you?

By the way, with double traps, all the big flowers, doubling and tripling in you live close to Three Mile Island? Been using the local water? :mrgreen:
By Jack Skellington
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Hi, thank you! Yes, i know it takes energy for them but these are kinda experimental pieces. :idea: :idea: I dont mind loosing them, made some more little ones already. By the way livin in uk and using rain water.
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By Andrew42x89
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Might I ask what pests you had an issue with? And what your “homemade formula” was?
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By sans
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I wanna know too, as this could double seed production for probably alot of people
By Jack Skellington
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I definietly had aphid issues but even those plants i havent seen any on started to grow weird. I made some mix of washing up liquid, sunflower oil, pressed garlic and water. I think that was all then i "soaked" all the plants by spraying them. Tried to avoid it tho as much as i could but didnt care much really. I was on a bit of panic. After they didnt really look great at all... but all recovered within 1-2 months i would say. Maybe earlier. Now the red spider growing a mutant trap will post pics later.
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By carnivorous_noob
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Can you please send pictures of the other mutations of your VFT's like the double traps? I would really like to see them
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