Sarracenia etc.

Dennis Kramb
Sat, 13 Mar 2010 12:05:24 PST
I used a 50/50 mix of canadian sphagnum peat and vermiculite.  I saw lots of
recipes on the web for Sarracenia planting medium.  They seem pretty
tolerant of different ingredients.  Nothing seemed particularly better than

They've been outside soaking up this wonderful light steady rain we've had
for almost 24 hours now.  I hope they're happy!  Time will tell...

Dennis in Cincinnati

On Sat, Mar 13, 2010 at 10:47 AM, r de vries <> wrote:

> Dennis what mix did you use for the  Sarracenia?
> I grew some Sarracenia purpurea and hybrids from seed -3 months cold in
> baggie then warm on a heat pad in sphagnum over 1:1 peat / silica sand in a
> lettuce box - high humidity under lights in winter and after 13 months they
> are nice little plants up to 2 inches high with 10-12 leaves greens and red
> colors.
> i like to know you plans for these plants outside beside making a bog
> garden.
> Rimmer
>  in SE Michigan

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