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Feeding my new pitcher plant

Zone 65049 | Pam Boyd added on October 22, 2019 | Answered

When I feed my new pitcher plant fish food flakes, do I put a flake in each pitcher? Thank you!

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BushDoctor
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Answered on October 23, 2019

Although it isn't the best alternative, it can work. I would start small to see how it responds, as some will not take the the fish food at all.

Do this every few weeks to be sure that it doesn't burn them as well. They don't need fed often.

These sources will offer more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/pitcher-plants/pitcher-plant-fertilizer.htm

https://carnivorousplantnursery.com/blogs/carnivorous-plant-information/feeding-and-fertilizing

https://curiousplant.com/what-to-feed-carnivorous-plants/

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