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By Artchic528
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I noticed this morning that my two largest seedlings are now putting out what appears to be very small flower stalks. Is that even supposed to be possible already?

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I guess they are mature size and I didn't realize it. I'm wondering if they will self pollinate?
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I sowed the seeds mid January of this year. They are about 6 months old now, give or take a month. It's hard to see them when they first germinate.
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They are almost in bloom!
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Got a flower open!
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By DesertPat
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Nice! They will self polinate, get ready for tons of seeds.

Generally drosera slow down their growth when they are flowering or possibly completely die, they would certainly appreciate some supplemental food at this time. Congrats on the success!

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My sundew flowers look like this now. When do they produce seed?
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I fed each of my flowering sundews a dried bloodworm each to help them replenish what they lost through flowering, and gave the pot a much needed watering after letting it dry a bit to kill off the mushroom growth.

I read that it can take a few weeks from flowering to produce seed. Is that true?
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By Copper2
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Yes it’ll take a couple weeks for the seeds to mature. The pods will swell up and get plump! Then they’ll start to dry up
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Copper2 wrote: Mon Aug 03, 2020 2:02 pm Yes it’ll take a couple weeks for the seeds to mature. The pods will swell up and get plump! Then they’ll start to dry up
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