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By Jackhw220
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Panman wrote:If you get that soil, and it works well, be sure to post back here so that others in the UK will know about it.
All ordered should arrive in the next 3 days


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By Jackhw220
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Panman wrote:If you get that soil, and it works well, be sure to post back here so that others in the UK will know about it.
I also got 100 sundew seeds so should I leave a review on them too


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By ChefDean
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Late to the game, but you got spot on advice from Pandude.
For what it's worth...
Flytrap seeds
Flytrap seeds
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VFT seeds with cheap Bic pen for size reference. Tiny, teardrop shaped, and glossy.
VFT seedlings
VFT seedlings
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VFT seedlings just after starting to put out carnivorous leaves. You can see the seed coat on the leaf tip of the one in the middle, on the right. Refer back to the first pic to see the size of the seed to see how small the plants are. The pointed leaves, the cotyledons, are the first leaves you'll see, which is the stage that it looks like yours are at.
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By evenwind
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Jackhw220 wrote: Tue Jun 25, 2024 6:43 pm I also got 100 sundew seeds so should I leave a review on them too
You didn't ask, but since I had a pic sitting around, this is what typical sundew seeds looks like:
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By Jackhw220
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evenwind wrote:
Jackhw220 wrote: Tue Jun 25, 2024 6:43 pm I also got 100 sundew seeds so should I leave a review on them too
You didn't ask, but since I had a pic sitting around, this is what typical sundew seeds looks like:
seeds.jpg
Thanks for the help I don’t think I got vft seeds as there is no gloss at all


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By Jackhw220
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ChefDean wrote:Late to the game, but you got spot on advice from Pandude.
For what it's worth...
20240625_145256.jpg
VFT seeds with cheap Bic pen for size reference. Tiny, teardrop shaped, and glossy.
20240625_145042.jpg
VFT seedlings just after starting to put out carnivorous leaves. You can see the seed coat on the leaf tip of the one in the middle, on the right. Refer back to the first pic to see the size of the seed to see how small the plants are. The pointed leaves, the cotyledons, are the first leaves you'll see, which is the stage that it looks like yours are at.
I do t think I got vft seeds as there is no gloss at all they are like a matte black


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By ChefDean
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Panman wrote: Tue Jun 25, 2024 8:15 pm If there is no shine, they aren't flytraps. Basil seems to be the preferred choice of scammers.
That's what my first ones turned out to be. I was still able to use it to make a nice tomato basil marinara for Chicken Parmesan, so it wasn't a total loss.
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By Jackhw220
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Panman wrote:If there is no shine, they aren't flytraps. Basil seems to be the preferred choice of scammers.
Yeah I got basil seeds


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By DragonsEye
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Jackhw220 wrote: Tue Jun 25, 2024 8:33 pm Yeah I got basil seeds
Well on the plus side, once you grow them up, you can always make some fresh pesto.
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By MikeB
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Jackhw220 wrote: Tue Jun 25, 2024 8:33 pm Yeah I got basil seeds
If you can't find any local sources, and you have no objections to buying seeds from across the pond, then I can sell you some at very low prices. My flytraps have just started to set seed, so they will be fresh off the pod. Shipping to the UK is just £1.50 (in a standard envelope, with some padding to [hopefully] protect them from the Post Office). In the past few years, I have successfully shipped seeds to Portugal and the Slovak Republic.
By Jackhw220
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MikeB wrote:
Jackhw220 wrote: Tue Jun 25, 2024 8:33 pm Yeah I got basil seeds
If you can't find any local sources, and you have no objections to buying seeds from across the pond, then I can sell you some at very low prices. My flytraps have just started to set seed, so they will be fresh off the pod. Shipping to the UK is just £1.50 (in a standard envelope, with some padding to [hopefully] protect them from the Post Office). In the past few years, I have successfully shipped seeds to Portugal and the Slovak Republic.
I would but i just bought some from the seed bank so thanks for the offer


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