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By James C
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This winter (I’m in Sydney Australia) I noticed a tiny sundew (4mm) growing with one of my flytraps. When I repotted the flytraps I put it in the middle of them just to see what happened. In 6 weeks the flytraps have grown like crazy but the sundew has only grown a few mm. I have taken a photo but it’s not great! Can anyone tell what sort it is? Is it normal for them to grow so slowly? I would like to help it survive if I can. Thank for any help.
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By ChefDean
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It's a little young yet, but maybe a spatulata.
While flytraps can respond well and benefit from a repot, most sundews don't like the manhandling and stall for a bit.
Good news though, it's got boogers and it looks like it's putting out new leaves, so you should have a better idea of what it it in a few months.
By James C
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Thanks for the reply, I’ll take another photo and post again when it gets a bit bigger 👍🏻

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