Sarracenia flava var. rubricorpora

$28.00

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(6 customer reviews)

Sarracenia flava var. rubricorpora is a variety of S. flava that produces red pitcher tubes and a yellow-green hood with red veins. With bright colors and plenty of nectar, the pitchers lure prey, sometimes filling so quickly they fall over from the excess weight! Pitchers grown in spring and summer are often the nicest looking. The flowers of S. flava var. rubricorpora are yellow and can have a rather unpleasant smell.

*This plant ships bare root*

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Description

Size and packing method: You will receive a bare root plant 2-3 inches tall, carefully wrapped in a damp paper towel. These plants are young and will need some time to mature. If selecting with soil mix, you will receive two cups of our prepackaged Carnivorous Plant Soil 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

Light: Full sun
Soil: Carnivorous Plant Soil Mix, pure peat, peat-sand mix, or long-fiber sphagnum
Feeding: Feed bugs or fish food every 2-3 weeks, fertilizer such as Osmocote may be added to pitchers sparingly or Maxsea as a foliar feed may be used for plants with young pitchers
Humidity: 50-90%
Water: Keep soil damp at all times, provide water that is low in salts and minerals such as rain or distilled water
Temperature: 35-95°F
Dormancy: Growth stops during winter and leaf edges brown, allow 3-4 months at 50°F or less, give less light and keep soil damp, clip off old leaves once dormancy is over

Planting and adjustment instructions will be included with your shipment.

6 reviews for Sarracenia flava var. rubricorpora

  1. Michael Rogers (verified owner)

    Very nice plant

  2. Steve L. (verified owner)

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