Carnivorous Plants forum: Starting Venus Fly Trap From Seed - My Experience

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Southern Ontario, Canada
Apr 3, 2018 6:00 PM CST
Hey guys. I decided to attempt carnivorous plants this year in my closet (In Canada). After reading the savage garden and weeks of research I gave it a shot. I am doing two batches, one soaked for 2-3 days, and one not (for a personal testing experience and to share with others).

It has been exactly 5 weeks since the first batch (non soaked) and I finally have 1 successful germination (out of 10 planted seeds).

I am only 1 week into the soaked batch so I will let you know if they beat the 5 week mark.

The seeds had light (14 hours daily, 90-95% humidity, and temp was 21-28C with a heating mat.

Here is the first born!

Thumb of 2018-04-03/Raddyl/21325b

Thumb of 2018-04-03/Raddyl/bb97e7

Southern Ontario, Canada
Apr 7, 2018 9:46 AM CST
First trap coming to life.

Thumb of 2018-04-07/Raddyl/72464f

Southern Ontario, Canada
Apr 15, 2018 11:10 AM CST

Thumb of 2018-04-15/Raddyl/8b6861

Name: Tommy
Hudson Valley of N.Y.
Apr 16, 2018 10:31 AM CST
Nice! They grow VERY slowly.

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