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By bijillon
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Joined:  Mon Mar 28, 2016 6:58 pm
#267168
I just got a cephalotus from Carnivora, is there any thing I need to know other than the basics.
By Jds
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Joined:  Sat May 02, 2015 5:58 pm
#267170
It takes a lot of time to grow,atleast for me.And will grow faster if given appropriate amount of sunlight.The media you select should have good drainage or else it will have a lot of algae on the surface.
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By bijillon
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Joined:  Mon Mar 28, 2016 6:58 pm
#267181
Ok, I've got good media(3/1 perlite to peat) I don't know how much sun to give it, I'm giving it the same at all my others, 15 hours.


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By mokigarden
Posts:  134
Joined:  Mon Jan 25, 2016 7:10 pm
#267449
Cephalotus can adapt to a variety of locations. I've found in my experience that the most important thing is to keep the roots wet but very well aerated (your soil mix should help with this). Bright light will make the plants healthy and red.

If you want more information read this :

http://www.foxoles.dsl.pipex.com/index.html

It's a great source for cephalotus information

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