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Carnivorous Plants: Terrarium for Drosera

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(Ang) Bremerton, WA
(Zone 8b)

November 19, 2010
1:55 PM

Post #8220717

I have a Lance Leaf and a Spatulata that I want to create a jar terrarium for. I have gravel, rocks, charcoal, sphagnum moss (long fiber), peat moss (no fertilizer) and sand. I have gravel a couple bigger rocks down first, then gravel, then charcoal, and then some moss. Now I'm mixing the sand and peat for a soil. I read somewhere it needs to be on the dry side, would 50/50 work fine for Drosera? Also if I want to put some moss around the plants should I soak it first? If so how long?

PS: Not sealing the top, there will be a vet or a lid off for airflow.
Tampa, FL
(Zone 9b)

November 20, 2010
4:29 PM

Post #8222369

Sorry, I can't help you. I don't grow any CPs in terrariums. Keep an eye on them so they grow mold and/fungus.
(Ang) Bremerton, WA
(Zone 8b)

November 20, 2010
4:46 PM

Post #8222394

I tossed the idea lol. I did some more reading and figured I can use the terrarium supplies for something else.

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