Re: Help! My sundew doesn't have any dew on it!

From: Chris Teichreb (
Date: Fri May 28 1999 - 09:12:07 PDT

Date: Fri, 28 May 1999 09:12:07 -0700 (PDT)
From: Chris Teichreb <>
Message-Id: <aabcdefg1889$foo@default>
Subject: Re: Help! My sundew doesn't have any dew on it!


        What type of sundew is it? Where is it located? Temperature?
Soil mixture? If you can give us some more details, we can probably
answer this question a bit better.

Happy growing,


On Fri, 28 May 1999, Amy Ritchie wrote:

> Hi. I posted a message a while ago asking why my
> sundew wouldn't catch insects. I looked closely, and
> realized there wasn't a drop of dew on it. I don't
> know how to get the dew back on it. I've had the plant
> a while now, so it should be out of shock and ajusted
> to the place now. Some people said it needed a higher
> humidity, so I put it in a plastic bag where it has
> lots of humidity, but nothing happened. I also know I
> haven't made the muscilage weak by spraying it. What
> can I do to get dew on it?? Please help!!
> ===

Chris Teichreb
Department of Biological Sciences
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, B.C.

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