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By uxleumas
Posts:  388
Joined:  Thu May 07, 2020 5:30 pm
#367220
just letting you know, drosera binata are one of the easiest, if not the easiest cp to grow. so it's hard to mess up. some tips though: use only distilled water, use only cp soil, try giving about 3 hours of light a day. you can use condement cups with the lids to grow them
By Eric Jiang
Posts:  21
Joined:  Mon Oct 12, 2020 2:49 am
#367226
Thanks for the tip! I have some germinated VFT that's brought as seeds a month ago, and I think the cares for Drosera is basicaly the same as VFT, except with higher humidity requirements. I was planning to give it about 14 hours of bright indirect sunlights and flourescent lights everyday just as I did to VFT seeds. If 3 hours is the requirement, I'm glad to know that.
By ChefDean
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Posts:  2020
Joined:  Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:44 am
#367232
Then there's me. I grew some of these Binatas from these seeds. I germinated them inside over the Winter, and put them outside in the Spring when it warmed up. Good, direct morning sunlight, about 5 hours worth. Indirect light/shade the rest of the day.
They grew pretty good, but I gave them to Drummer230 in a trade, so I don't know how well they're doing now. However, having seen his setup, I'll lay money down that they're doing very well.
By ChefDean
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Posts:  2020
Joined:  Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:44 am
#367233
Order received.
Your order number is 0193.
I'll PM you shortly with a mailing address for your SASE.
Thank you for your order.

For Sarracenia or Dionaea seeds, I strongly suggest you use a 70 cent non-machinable stamp on your return envelope. (The inside one) For Drosera, Pinguicula, and Utricularia seeds, the extra postage is not necessary.
If you can't find a non-machinable stamp, I suggest a forever stamp plus a 15 cent stamp or two regular forever stamps on your return envelope.
The USPS machinery loves to crush those seeds. 

Reminder to all:
Please remember return address on all envelopes.
Please remember to write your Forum username and order number somewhere on the envelope or in a note.
I don't have access to a cross reference of real-world names linked to usernames.
Remembering these things helps me fill orders quicker.
Thank you.

Happy growing,
Dean
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