Pinguicula laueana

/Pinguicula laueana

Pinguicula laueana

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Pinguicula laueana is a tropical butterwort native to the Mixe Highlands of Oaxaca, Mexico. It was discovered by Alfred Lau in 1978 and is currently the only butterwort known to produce red flowers.

Size and packing method: You will receive a bare root plant about 1 inch 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.

Description

Growing requirements

Mature size: 2-3 inches 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 and photoperiod to encourage winter dormancy

Planting and adjustment instructions will be included with your shipment.

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