sundew flowering

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sundew flowering

by sunnytrap » Sat Dec 22, 2012 6:48 pm

hi my alice sundew is flowering the stem is about 20cm high! the stem is getting a bit heavy and leaning over slightly and has a few buds at the top, how long do they take to flower? ive got 3 alice's in 1 pot from littleshopofhorrors.com and only the smallest one is producing dew is this normal or are the rest ill?
i guess the main question is how long will the flower stem take to flower flower?

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Re: sundew flowering

by Sander » Sat Dec 22, 2012 8:22 pm

Well, i can only answer a part, the flowering plant might look in a "worse" condition because of the flowering, this drains a lot of energy from the plant. and if they are given the same conditions, then it is quite odd.

How long have u had them? Were they shipped bare-rooted?

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Re: sundew flowering

by chtripp » Sat Dec 22, 2012 9:15 pm

Actually flowering takes very little energy from a sundew compared to other carnivorous plants.

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Re: sundew flowering

by sunnytrap » Sun Dec 23, 2012 11:20 pm

i have had the sundews since september and the plant seems alright just the stem might be overweight

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Re: sundew flowering

by bananaman » Mon Dec 24, 2012 6:11 pm

Give it more light if the stem is leaning over.
Also, some sundew flowers only open for a few hours so you might miss them.
If they have petals sticking out a long way, it may have already opened.

Also, they stop making dew if they do not get enough light.

Congrats!


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