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Ok. So I mentioned in another thread I tested positive for Covid, so I've got some time off of work and I've got a few projects. 

@DoomsDave sent me a bunch of C. Radicalis seeds. The last time I tried to do anything with seeds, I was a kid trying to grow illegal substances. Didn't work. Let's hope this goes better. 

 

Also going to split up my 3 clumps of C. Elegans and plop them into these 3" pots and give most of them to my staff at work. I'm gonna keep the biggest ones for myself because I'm a jerk. 

 

Also gonna try a semi hydro experiment with this Majesty. Bought a pot that doesn't drain and a bunch of LECA. From what I've read on here, it should be pretty basic - water a lot and add diluted liquid fertilizer, and I'm hoping it adds enough weight to the plant because this thing blows over every time the wind blows. 

 

Also going to dose my L. Ramsayi and C. Macrocarpa with some Superthrive because they're still struggling to acclimate. 

 

Maybe after that I'll teach myself how to put images in-line in a post vs just posting attachments :floor:

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EastCanadaTropicals

Hope you recouver.

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JohnAndSancho
22 minutes ago, EastCanadaTropicals said:

Hope you recouver.

Thanks buddy. 

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DoomsDave

@JohnAndSanchoGet well! Even better show no symptoms!

Soak al the seeds and put them all in a community pot with regular potting soil covered half an inch deep and keep moist.

Should sprout in a couple three months. 

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NOT A TA

Hope the covid goes easy on You! Now you'll have time to come up with a plan for that flower bed at work.

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On 1/22/2021 at 6:51 PM, DoomsDave said:

@JohnAndSanchoGet well! Even better show no symptoms!

Soak al the seeds and put them all in a community pot with regular potting soil covered half an inch deep and keep moist.

Should sprout in a couple three months. 

There's a couple doubles and a triple in here! 

 

Would a 2 gal garden pot be too big? Should I add some LECA pebbles in the bottom for drainage?

 

And does the float/sink thing matter with c. Radicalis? 

 

Thanks again buddy. 

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38 minutes ago, JohnAndSancho said:

There's a couple doubles and a triple in here! 

 

Would a 2 gal garden pot be too big? Should I add some LECA pebbles in the bottom for drainage?

 

And does the float/sink thing matter with c. Radicalis? 

 

Thanks again buddy. 

I’d use a four inch to start 

 

Once they get like three leaves put them in Dixie cups or liners 

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I ended up with 2 community pots of c. Radicalis. Soaked them for a couple days, cleaned 'em, stuck 'em in dirt. A handful of seeds were black and I'm new to this so I dunno if they're viable, so I just marked half of a pot off for them to see what happens. 

 

Unrelated but I'm a bitter Saints fan, so Go Pack Go. 

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