By curiousplant| 2018-05-03T14:57:16+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Tags: carnivorous plants, daily light integral, dli, lumens, lux, micromoles, moles per day, par light, photosynthetic photon efficacy, photosynthetic photon flux, photosynthetic photon flux density, photosynthetically active radiation, ppe, ppf, ppfd, quantum, spectral distribution curve, watts|
Figuring out what type of light carnivorous plants need to grow well indoors can be a daunting task. This is partially due to the needs of the plant, the configuration of the growing space, and the number of lighting options available. It’s also largely due to the fact that light itself can be complicated to […]
As you probably already know, carnivorous plants require some attention if you’re to grow them successfully. But why wouldn’t you want to pay attention to them? They’re amazing plants! While there are quite a few supplies that can make carnivorous plant care easier, we came up with a list of our favorites. […]
The easiest and most obvious way to feed carnivorous plants is to let them do what they’re designed for and that’s to catch bugs! But what if your carnivorous plants are indoors and don’t have a chance to take part in the bug buffet outside or you don’t have time to collect bugs for them? […]
Whether your carnivorous plants are indoors or you happen to live in a relatively bug free area (lucky!), you may have decided it’s necessary to begin supplying them with some alternate food sources. However, effectively feeding a carnivorous plant varies depending on what kind it is, so let’s take a look at how to […]
One sad part of living in Southwestern Ohio (besides the weather) is the region’s distinct lack of carnivorous plants. We envy folks fortunate to have native species growing practically in their back yards, or within a short drive.