Pinguicula jaumavensis

/Pinguicula jaumavensis

Pinguicula jaumavensis

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Pinguicula jaumavensis was first collected in 1991 by Paul Debbert and is closely related to P. esserianaP. jaumavensis is native to the Jaumave area in Tamaulipas, Mexico where it grows on limestone walls. During its active growing season, the carnivorous leaves form “drool edges” so dew and trapped prey won’t slide off as easily when it rains. In cultivation, P. jaumavensis prefers a loose substrate with a neutral to slightly alkaline pH.

Description

Size and packing method: You will receive a bare root plant about 0.5 inches in diameter, carefully wrapped in a damp paper towel. If selecting with soil mix, you will receive a little over one cup of our prepackaged Mexican Butterwort Potting Mix in addition to the bare root plant. This quantity of soil is roughly enough to fill one 2.5 x 2.5 x 3.5 inch square pot.

Growing requirements

Mature size: About 1 inch in diameter
Light: Full sun
Soil: Mexican Butterwort Potting 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

Planting and adjustment instructions will be included with your shipment.

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