Pinguicula ‘Weser’

/Pinguicula ‘Weser’

Pinguicula ‘Weser’


Pinguicula ‘Weser’ is a hybrid of P. ehlersiae and P. moranensis. It is similar to P. ‘Sethos’ which is also a hybrid of P. ehlersiae and P. moranensis, the main difference being floral markings. P. ‘Weser’ was registered as a cultivar in 1998 and received its name after a river near the original growers location. The leaves can be anywhere from green to bright pink depending on light intensity. It prefers a loose substrate.

Size and packing method: You will receive a bare root plant about 1.5 inches in diameter, carefully wrapped in a damp paper towel. Currently plants are more green in color due to rapid growth. If selecting with soil mix, you will receive a little over one cup of our prepackaged Mexican Butterwort Potting Mixin 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: 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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