An experienced grower told me to keep them damp, but not sitting in a saucer of water. I have mine on a very cold basement windowsill, and I spray them with water about once a week, until the soil is good and damp, but not dripping.
I've had one or two pitchers go black, but I don't think it's a problem, In the spring you'll get lots of new growth.
Well I usually wait till almost mid to late April (last year I waited till almost June) but I may do it early this year cause it seemed a bit late last year. I may do it at the begining of April to give em a jump start!
Ok I just took them out of dormancy last week. It was also the first time I looked at them since the last time I took pics and trimmed. There was some mold on dead leaves but other than that I never lost even one plant! I potted them up in temporary pots and put them in my indoor greenhouse to wake them up. They will be going outside into their summer homes by mid May. Cheers to all and thank you very much for your intrest, questions and thanks. Its much appreciated! Feels good to know that you can help other out!
got my sarracenia and vft inside yesterday. did not have any place for them so i sent them straight to the fridge. maybe a bit early but last time i left them in my room, i got mildew.i had to cut everything down this summer and use sulfure to get rid of it. i used wet scottowells instead of bags. I bought a fridge to my girlfriend for food.
this what i did last year and worked well, no mold and no damp except for seeds.
dvg: Sarra's safe inside
Mar 31, 2019 20:40:58 GMT -5
bonfield: I've decided to finally reveal my best-kept secret for growing healthy Neps: Just spit on them every few days, the enzymes in saliva help them to better absorb the fertilizer I spray them with!
Apr 1, 2019 14:24:31 GMT -5
dvg: Salivating up your drools?
Apr 1, 2019 16:30:07 GMT -5
dvg: Duped again on April Fool's!
Apr 1, 2019 16:30:45 GMT -5