whats the deal with flytrap seeds? All fake so far!

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  1. takao21203

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    I dont get why they put so much effort into ripping off people with these seeds- it is just a little money.

    1. Bought grow kits from a Euro store.

    -The seeds dead nothing growing from them
    -Not flytrap seeds at all.

    2. Ordered some bags from a chinese seller.

    -Delivered Morning glory seeds.
    -Got a refund.

    3. Ordered from two other chinese.

    -Packages forged, the manufacturer uses aluminium coated bags, these are just plain with a smaller bag inside
    -Labelling for an unrelated plant species on the backside
    -Seeds are something else, not this plant either.

    4. Order from another chinese pending for arrival
     
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  3. Wendy

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    My son has gotten some as gifts and bought them himself locally. They are a very common plant where they are found, I think it is Georgia or Florida. Never tried growing them from scratch.
     
  4. GopherT

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    Importing seeds and nuts is a big pain in the ass in the US and carefully regulated. Every plant or seed importation must be inspected unless the importer has pre-approved status. Dogs are used to find and dispose if many seed imports every day. The dogs at the airports even find fresh nuts in trail mix (personal experience).
     
  5. #12

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    So how does one get around that problem? Make sure your nuts don't smell fresh? :rolleyes:
     
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  6. GopherT

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    After a 10-hour flight, there is no fresh!
     
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  7. takao21203

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    You forget to mention bulbs. Plants, seeds, bulbs or parts thereof.
     
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