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By optimus prime
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Just got a sundew capensis Alba and a sundew andraneda both look pretty good the capensis is a little droopy but that’s common due to shipping. Can’t wait for new growth and dew!
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By optimus prime
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Yeah, it’s also big enough to catch house flies which are a big problem down here in Texas, gnats not so much. I’m thinking about cutting all the leaves offi of the capensis and wait for new growth. Should I or should I just leave them.
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By evenwind
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Leave the leaves. They'll still make some energy thru photosynthesis as long as they're green.
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By Panman
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Do not cut off the leaves. That will stress the plant even more. Leave all of the ugly ones until they turn brown.
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By optimus prime
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Got it. Thanks!
By Adriana
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I hadn't heard of Andromeda, I just googled and it's a beauty. It can really hold and digest houseflies? The leaves look too thick to curl up, can they?
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By sanguinearocks101
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Adriana wrote: Tue Jul 21, 2020 11:37 pm I hadn't heard of Andromeda, I just googled and it's a beauty. It can really hold and digest houseflies? The leaves look too thick to curl up, can they?
I don’t think the leaves can curl up but the tentacles probably do move.
By optimus prime
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Yeah I don’t think it can curl. But I couldn’t tell you since there is no dew on them yet
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