Carnivorous Plants/Seeds


Recently I purchased some Nepenthes seeds on Amazon.I did some research and as you can see in the attached photo they don't even look remotely like typical Nepenthes seeds.Can you tell me what they are?

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Hi Alexander,

Oh dear.  I hope you didn't pay too much for these.  They are most certainly not Nepenthes seeds. Nepenthes seed is long and feathery.  What they look like, and I'm sure many plants may have similar seeds, is Mimosa pudica.  I just planted some, and they looked just like that.  Mimosa is the Sensitive Plant which is fun, but certainly not what you were after.  Got to love E-Bay.  Be sure and report this vendor.

Good Growing!

Jeff Dallas
Sarracenia Northwest

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