Light levels for my capensis

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  1. Jimmyjojr

    Jimmyjojr Seed

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    Hey all

    I got my very first sundew this summer and grew it outdoors where it did AWESOME.

    It sprouted some nice flowers and was doing good.

    However with the cold weather, I've moved it inside to a windosill in my upstairs bathroom since it stays pretty humid with all my roomates showering there.

    I'm concerned with the winter coming it wont be getting enough light. Is this an issue? Or will it be ok with our short canadian winter days?
     
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    stevebradford Carnivorous Plant Addict

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    I have one in a window that gets 3 to 4 hours full sun and bright light the rest of the day it seems happy. The best spot would be your sunniest window.
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    WillyCKH CPSC and PotM Moderator Staff Member

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    D. capensis is quite adaptive. With the reduced lighting, it might slow down on the growth or might even go into dormancy.
    Ideally if you want to keep it growing and active, you should get a growlight. :)
     

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