Re: Replanting CP

From: Phil Wilson (
Date: Mon Apr 05 1999 - 11:53:28 PDT

Date: Mon, 5 Apr 1999 19:53:28 +0100
From: Phil Wilson <>
Message-Id: <aabcdefg1213$foo@default>
Subject: Re: Replanting CP

In message <
>, Fred C. Heller <> writes
>plaster sand: wouldn't that be crushed gypsum ? in which case it
>is the stone out of which you make plaster (by burning it like
>burning limestone produce lime). If it's gypsum them it's a type of
>limestone ---> basic not acidic.... I think the CPs wouldn't like
>to live in a non aicid environment. Fred

If this is the case then this sand will indeed be poison to most of your
CPs with the exception of most Mexican Pinguicula species which will
actually quite like these conditions.

Phil Wilson
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