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By JenCooper
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I recently bought a Nepenthes Miranda and a Nepenthes Lady luck from a seller on Etsy but I didn't realize that they were going to be shipped without sphagnum moss around their roots. I figured I could wait to get the sphagnum for their pots. Then when they arrived, because they didn't come with the moss I just temporarily plopped them in carni mix. What are some good recommendations for where I can get cheap sphagnum moss?
By cpgrower126
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Oh, and while you are at Lowe's maybe pick up some death cube cp's over there as well. They sometimes have nepenthes and sarracenia in stock, but usually have flytraps.
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By andynorth
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Do not buy. I have used and it turns a weird green color and is smelly. Links provided are to what comes highly recommended. Lowes carries both. The Orchid moss is a little more expensive and contains a little less but it is much cleaner and you will be happy with it. Several users here have found it to be beneficial. There is also a brand known as Black Gold but I have yet to locate any. ... 141&sr=8-5 ... x/50284907
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By MikeB
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At Lowe's: Better-Gro Premium Grade Orchid Moss, $6 a bag. I've been using it for years.
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