Pinguicula esseriana

/Pinguicula esseriana
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Pinguicula esseriana

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Pinguicula esseriana is a distinct species of butterwort native to San Luis Potosi, Mexico. It forms carnivorous leaves in the summer and succulent leaves in the winter and prefers a loose substrate. In its carnivorous state, Pinguicula esseriana forms “drool edges” on its leaves so that dew and trapped prey won’t slide off.

Size and packing method: You will receive a young bare root plant about 1/2 inch in diameter, carefully wrapped in a damp paper towel

Description

 Growing requirements

Mature size: ~1 inch in diameter
Light: Full sun
Soil: Mexican Butterwort Potting Mix, sand and perlite mix
Feeding: Feed bugs, dried bloodworms, or fish food every 2-3 weeks, only use fertilizer if you have plenty of experience growing carnivorous plants
Humidity: 50-80% with adequate airflow
Water: During it’s active growing season provide enough distilled water for the media to remain damp. During winter dormancy, reduce watering and allow media to dry out regularly
Temperature: 55-85°F
Dormancy period: Reduce watering when winter rosette begins to form

The care information above along with initial planting instructions will be included with your shipment.

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