If your carnivorous plant is showing poor growth, discoloration, abnormal leaves or possible infestation, the expert growers at Sarracenia Northwest can help! They have a great depth of experience dealing with diseases, pathogens, and abnormal growth in carnivorous plants.
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Hi Alexander, Yucca is a natural wetting agent that doesn't change the pH or add nutrients. It's safe. Just be sure the peat moss doesn't have any fertilizers or "pH adjusters". It's always safest
Hi Janet, I wish I had a surefire way to help you with these types of pests, but this is an area where there are some things you can do, but nothing that's bomb-proof. With birds when I've had this
Hi Melba, The short answer is yes. :( Say some final words. This is a classic case of where carnivorous plants are not a "One size fits all" proposition. They are very diverse, and pitcher plant
Hi JP, Happy New Year to you as well, and thank-you. With your Flytraps, freezing in water isn't a problem for them. It will actually prevent dehydration. However, if your plants are flooded all
Hi Morgan, It looks like you may have a couple things going on here that could be interfering with your plant producing pitchers. I read your entry a few times to try and put together a picture of