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By Pradeeptomar
Posts:  9
Joined:  Wed Nov 10, 2010 7:07 am
#77684
Hello all you nice people out there.
I have recently got some seeds of Genlisea hispidula. I have a very little idea as how to grow them ( all thanks to diff sites google threw back) .Can anyone out here explain the procedure of growing them.
By moof
Posts:  1036
Joined:  Sun Oct 18, 2009 7:54 am
#77692
Corkscrew plants are easy to grow in most cases and G.hispidula is one of the easiest in the genus. Use pure LFS or the standard "CP mix" with 2 parts peat one part sand, but I find LFS better because it's easy to overwater them when they grow in peat mixes. That's the way I grow my specimens of G.hispidula:

Substrate: Pure LFS
Watering: Tray method, sits constantly in water
Temperatures: 28-30 degrees Celsius during the day and 20-25 at night
Humidity: >90%
Light: Southern windowsill and an additional 13W T5 fixture during winter

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