Fri, 25 Aug 1995 09:34:17 -0400

On August 24, Barry Meyers-Rice wrote:

>The plants are in a container about 15 cm deep. The planting medium is a
>50/50 mix of peat moss and perlite, with a top dressing of pure perlite to
>make the soil nice and white (to minimize solar heating of the medium).

Could the perlite-topped soil possibly be the cure to overheating of
Darlingtonia roots?
I just lost about %70 of my seedlings probably to high root temps, and I'm
not gonna waste any more $$$ on seeds unless I can solve that problem.