I’m Repottin’ in the Rain

Sup y”all – It’s been raining.  And even if it’s raining I’ll grab some rain gear, my umbrella-ella-ella-ay-ay-ay and get out there and pot up. Rain. It’s good for the plants. (It just means I don’t have to water… heh heh heh…) Hope everyone is having a good weekend so far! :)

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Just a few shots from my repotting ventures yesterday. The plants may not look like much right now, but they have potential written all over them.


[Sarracenia courtii x 'Adrian Slack']


[Sarracenia "Green Monster" F2 - yeah, I self pollinated one last year, and the offspring so far appear as if they'll be similar to the parent]


[Sarracenia moorei "Orange Glow" x 'Adrian Slack'  - this one seedling is exhibiting some promising color. We'll have to wait and see what it brings in a few years...]


[Sarracenia "Green Monster" F2's spread out]


[Sarracenia courtii x 'Adrian Slack' with some breathing room]


[Sarracenia moorei "Orange Glow" x 'Adrian Slack', now with growing room!]


2 Responses to I’m Repottin’ in the Rain

  1. Do you go by appearance or by date for when you think the plants have gone dormant?

    I was going to wait for it to get colder before transplanting just to make sure i wasn’t prematurely disturbing their roots. But maybe that’s not necessary.

    Great blog by the way and thanks for supporting the Meadowview’s campaign to purchase the 50 acres and CP conservation in general—it’s so important. : )

    • Hey Ken! Thanks!
      I’ve repotted plants fine here when they were just heading into dormancy, totally dormant (like now), to just coming out of dormancy (new growth just starting to poke through.) It is very mild where I live, so I don’t have to worry about combining repootting or dividing stress with freezing or anything like that during winter; so I guess that helps out. (But who knows, perhaps another grower in a colder region could chime in?)

      I’ve also repotted and divided fine in active growth as well, but the plants were not as strong as they were adjusting during that particular season. They were fine the following season.

      Thanks for checkin’ out the blog! :)

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