Pinguicula moctezumae x gypsicola

/Pinguicula moctezumae x gypsicola

Pinguicula moctezumae x gypsicola


Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(1 customer review)

This Pinguicula moctezumae x gypsicola hybrid is a cross we created here in the nursery. The leaves resembles P. moctezumae most closely, however they develop a bronze hue under strong light.  The flower lobes are slightly more narrow than P. moctezumae and the color is an intense pinkish purple. P. moctezumae x gypsicola prefers a loose mineral-based substrate that drains easily.

Size and packing method: You will receive a bare root plant about 1.5 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 5 inches 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 plant begins to shrink back

Planting and adjustment instructions will be included with your shipment.

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1 review for Pinguicula moctezumae x gypsicola

  1. Rated 5 out of 5


    Plant sent was 8″ across and very healthy. Beautiful flower with very long spur. Delightfully weird plant.

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