Venus Flytrap dormancy

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Re: Venus Flytrap dormancy

by RhysKi » Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:27 pm

Thanks! Here are a few pictures: Image & Image & Image & Image .

Keep in mind the sand is black and does have some "sparkly" bits in it. I think quartz... Anyway, you can kind of see how some are doing fine it seems while others are somewhat dying away... perhaps I'm overreacting, not sure.

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Re: Venus Flytrap dormancy

by RhysKi » Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:41 pm

Sorry, here's a link to the pictures on a temporary hidden page on one of my personal sites for reference if the ones above don't show up: https://sites.google.com/view/jessica-teeters/vfts

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Re: Venus Flytrap dormancy

by mutikasha » Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:11 pm

Black sand could point out to its volcanic origin (volcanic glass) and could easily leach minerals as it likes to dissolve. Possibly not bad as carbonate sand but not good either. Sparkly bits could be mica but these two dont commonly go together. Quadtz dous not sparkle. Not much anyway. Your problem thus can also be from excess mineralisation in water.

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Re: Venus Flytrap dormancy

by stevelau1911 » Sun Mar 03, 2019 6:13 pm

My VFTs should be coming out of dormancy soon. The ones with high contrast reds, and tougher looking stems are dcxls while the ones that are more orange with lighter colored stems are the SD Kronos.
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The ones kept in the refrigerator through the winter look completely green.
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Here's the start on B52
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