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by ometinus » Tue Jun 16, 2009 5:54 pm

i want to repot my 2 plants in one big pot
how must i do that?
put them in the ground there in now ? and what kind of ground must i add?

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Re: repotting

by kevinqwe » Tue Jun 16, 2009 6:08 pm

you can uproot it and maybe use some of the old medium. your gonna have to buy peat moss and some perlite(optional)

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Re: repotting

by italo.americano » Tue Jun 16, 2009 9:27 pm

Hi ometinus,

If both your plants are doing well and are healthy, then I would not recommend re-potting your two plants into one pot. Early Spring, March and April, is the best time to re-pot.

If you decide that you must do it then I would recommend re-potting your plants using a standard carnivorous plant soil mix of 1 part peat moss and 1 part perlite. Peat moss adds acidity and retains moisture, while perlite provides drainage. Some growers like to mix in silica sand for drainage which is fine also. I would highly recommend trying different soil mixes to see what works best in your growing area. Just make sure that peat moss is at least 50% of the growing medium.

I hope this helps and please ask, should you have any more questions.


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