Re: Sarracenia minor cultivation....

From: Phil Wilson (
Date: Wed Sep 22 1999 - 13:03:10 PDT

Date: Wed, 22 Sep 1999 21:03:10 +0100
From: Phil Wilson <>
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Subject: Re: Sarracenia minor cultivation....


>Now having obtain many answers, I am eager to know just how members of this
>Listserve cultivate their S. minor specimens. I have read that they should
>ideally be grown with their rhizomes below medium level, of depths to as
>much as 3 inches. What experiences do other experts call upon to see what
>is the best for the species to thrive?
>Any input would be great, as I do have a few specimens growing in live
>Tasmanian Sphagnum, all with their rhizomes at growing medium level or half
I plant all my Sarracenias about half way up the rhizome or at most
barely covering it. Growing in sphagnum is fine though I find regular
sphagnum peat mixed about 3:1 with perlite or lime free sand as good if
not better.

Phil Wilson
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