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by James1991
Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:06 pm
Forum: Other Exotics
Topic: nepenthes outdoors
Replies: 6
Views: 592

Re: nepenthes outdoors

keep a temperatures between 10c-15c higher would be ok but a bit uncomfortable for the plant but lower would make the plant go into dormancy. nepenthes dont have a dormancy period as most are from indonesia. my highland tanks go down to 8C at night but the humidity stays high so they have trap prod...
by James1991
Thu Dec 12, 2013 2:35 pm
Forum: Other Exotics
Topic: nepenthes outdoors
Replies: 6
Views: 592

Re: nepenthes outdoors

ive grown a few from seed but they are very hit and miss. some of them take a few years to get to a decent size but in my terrariums the older ones grow like mad.
by James1991
Wed Dec 11, 2013 7:25 pm
Forum: Wildlife and the Natural World (Public)
Topic: A very rare carnivorous plant.
Replies: 9
Views: 838

Re: A very rare carnivorous plant.

i know this thread is a little old but i only just found it :). the waterwheel does very well in britain and is a native (or was). it grows on 5 continents and is very adaptable. the only problem i find with cultivation is algae kills it :(
by James1991
Wed Dec 11, 2013 5:41 pm
Forum: Other Exotics
Topic: nepenthes outdoors
Replies: 6
Views: 592

nepenthes outdoors

i grow a few highland nepenthes in my terrariums but ive heard some species are tough enough to plant in baskets outside in summer. does anyone do this? and if so which species? thanks
by James1991
Wed Dec 04, 2013 7:52 pm
Forum: Growing tips, hints, and discussions
Topic: soil mixes
Replies: 3
Views: 478

soil mixes

im kinda new to the tropicals but i grow a lot of fruit and veg so im always making soil mixes. what mixes do different tropicals like?
by James1991
Wed Dec 04, 2013 7:36 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Hello from sunny suffolk
Replies: 6
Views: 615

Re: Hello from sunny suffolk

i have a few plants in a polytunnel at the moment but i cant plant anything over about a foot tall outside because the wind destroys it! That or the rabbits/deer eat it like they did most of my carnivore collection! But the good news is that im moving in the new year to a house that has a nice sized...
by James1991
Wed Dec 04, 2013 7:18 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Hello from sunny suffolk
Replies: 6
Views: 615

Hello from sunny suffolk

im newish to tropical gardening but im keen to learn. any help would be appreciated