Carnivorous Plants/Pinguicula



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Hey guys

I want to know why my pinguicula is drying her leaves like this ? She was wonderful but suuddenly with the flower start to look dry like dying. This is in my terrarium in air conditioning Inuse the keep froger for humiify the terrarium. And is in f67 to f75 at night and at day is F78 to 85

Help Im worry

Thanks again guys

Hi Gabriel,

Often when flowers abort the plant needs more food.  Since I don't see any gnats on the leaves you might need to spray her leaves with a foliar orchid spray about once every two weeks.  It should be no more than 1/4 tsp. per gallon of water of a powder mix.  Also, don't let it sit in water for long periods of time; it will encourage rot.  Mexican pings also don't need high humidity, and if it's excessively humid it can cause problems.  Around 50% is fine.  Same is often true for Cephalotus.

Good job on the Cephalotus.  They're looking great!

Good Growing!

Jeff Dallas
Sarracenia Northwest

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