I'm almost sure you goolged Drosera aliciae already. So basically go with what they say in those websites.
I just want to just add that Drosera seedlings are usually very small, So.... 1. Do not check them every day, you will go nuts.
2. On the other hand, protect them by putting a humidity dome over the Pot, I use domes from Slurpee to Starbucks domes, etc. or just cut off the bottom of a Plastic Coke 1L bottle.
3. Use a Mister to mist the potting mix (I use coco coir/cocopeat). Or if you can't do it daily then put your pot under a water tray, and just make sure that the water tray has water from time to time, and make sure that the surface of your potting mix does not go dry.
I currently have a "Surprise" drosera in my collection, it was a surprise to me, coz I found it under a Nepenthes plant that I repotted 3 months ago. I never noticed it until I saw the flower stalk. I am still not sure what species it is, however it is one of the Spatulata looking droseras like D. Aliciae.
Okay I give in, let me give you a rough figure: Germination might take 2 to 4 weeks, or longer or not at all depending on freshness of your seeds. They grow to 2cm maybe in 2 to 3 months, depending on conditions and maybe if they are catching food naturally.
Good luck and please update us if your droseras have germinated.
One last suggestion, I found that most droseras really do not want to be rained on or watered on top, that is why I'd strongly recommend a Humidity dome, It will not only retain humidity, it will also prevent your drosera from being washed with water, they hate that. But also let some air in too, so that some insect will find their traps occasionally.
Dionea Muscipula (VFT) N. Ventrata, N. Alata, N. Miranda Aldrovanda
btw last february i sowed nepenthes glandulifera x boschiana i got it for free from pitcher plant farm i used moist coco peat and put it in a clear pot i misted it after sowing the seeds and covered it with clear plastic its in a place that have indirect sun
Until now they wont germinate
Is this the normal length of germination for nep?
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