Sarracenia seedlings

daniella3d

Carnivore
I tried using a syringe to drop dilute fertilizer my baby sarrs but the drops would just slide off the plant bodies so i tried putting some in their 'mouths' haha didn't really work. Hopefully they get something from it regardless.
That's because the plant is still too small. In that case, just spray the whole plants with a spray bottle until they are large enough to receive it in the pitchers as that work very well too. You still have to put it diluted to 1/4. Once they will be big enough, the water drops will go down easily. That's usually around 3 to 4 months old.
 

Raymond

Carnivore
What I'm doing now is hold a drop of maxsea at a pitcher opening while I squeeze the pitcher gently so when I release the pitcher the suction brings in a little maxsea
 
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Raymond

Carnivore
I was going to buy some small Blunt tip needles, but I felt my family would think "other things" so my above process takes a while.
 

daniella3d

Carnivore
I went at the pharmacie and asked them for a needle, they asked me why and I told them, so they gave me the smallest needle they had but that does not change the size of the water drops. I use it to feed my small pitchers as I can slide it inside the pitcher easier.
 

daniella3d

Carnivore
They will grow faster with MaxSea. That stuff is amazing. Just spray them and watch them grow. I am still spreading my 3 months old seedlings because there are only a few pitchers that I can fill for now. But it's fun to watch them grow and see how they turn out. Here are some 3 months old with their parents:

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And here is another pitcher that my ONLY red throat seedling has just popped out. It's 6 months old and 7'' tall, but really beautiful little thing. It looks like the red throat is not en easy thing to get because out of 112 seedlings (2 seeds pack) it's the only one showing this trait and it's my most vigorous seedlings from that batch.

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daniella3d

Carnivore
Looks like I have at least 2 keepers in one of my seed batch. Leuco green open pollinated. They are maybe not rare by any means, but they are for me since I did not have anything like it in my collection. The red throat sarra is going to be really white. The top is pretty much all white and it's going more and more white with each new pitcher. It's now around 10'' tall, 7 months old seedlling.

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Not sure what this one is, maybe some kind of moorei? It's starting with a light top, and it going all red with time. It is amazing how diverse the seedlings are, and I was expecting something like this because it is open pollinated and I have no clue what the father plans are.

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Stanley

Carnivorous Plant Addict
One of my sarrs grew all corkscrew-like. Some other ones are completely curly. Does anyone know why this is happening?

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daniella3d

Carnivore
I think my seedling with the red throat looks a lot like one of the Hampshire carnivorous plants, I found this photo on the web from them. I was hoping to find it on their web site but no trace of it. Mine will probably look like this on the top right as it mature, I guess. Anyone have a clue what could be the father plant? Flava?

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Stanley

Carnivorous Plant Addict
YOu might be better off starting your own thread about this. I am not so sure, maybe some insects? thrips?
It's just strange because it's only a single plant in a tub of 8 plants. I'll check closer for pests but I haven't seen anything out of the norm.

Anyways, this baby finally opened up yesterday!
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daniella3d

Carnivore
It's the damaged brown areas that make me think they are attacked by some insects. They have a lot of brown spots.
 
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