Sundews

ken2256(5b)July 29, 2013

my first batch of drosera capensis seeds have just started to sprout this morning, now hopefully all gos well, and i can pot these up in a few weeks.

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tamela_star(Zone 7)

I hope all goes well! Where did you get the seeds?

    Bookmark   August 9, 2013 at 8:08PM
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ken2256(5b)

I got them from a seller on ebay, cheap too ;-) thanks

    Bookmark   August 9, 2013 at 8:15PM
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pborder

I just ordered a sundew plant on line. What should I do to ensure the plant's successful transition when it gets here. It says it is potted in a 3" pot.

    Bookmark   September 25, 2013 at 12:57PM
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tommyr_gw

What KIND of sundew? There are tropical and temperate types.

    Bookmark   September 27, 2013 at 2:24PM
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ken2256(5b)

set the pot in a saucer with about 3/4 in of distilled water, put it in a sunny window, the cape sundews i got in the mail took about 2-3 months to adapt to new environment.but now they have both sent up flower stocks.and looking like normal sundews with lots of dew on leafs

    Bookmark   September 28, 2013 at 1:10PM
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tommyr_gw

My bad, missed the type. Ken is correct.

    Bookmark   September 29, 2013 at 5:30PM
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