Sarracenia (hybrid)


(13 customer reviews)

This Sarracenia hybrid grows pitchers that develop a purplish-red tint under strong light. Seed was originally labeled as S. psittacina, however adult pitchers strongly resemble S. purpurea so exact parentage is unknown.

*This plant ships bare root*

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Size and packing method: You will receive a bare root plant carefully wrapped in a damp paper towel. Small plants are about 1 inch in diameter with immature pitchers and medium size plants are 2-3 inches in diameter. 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

Mature size: ~5-8 inches tall
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: 40-75%
Water: Keep soil damp at all times, provide water that is low in salts and minerals such as rain or distilled water
Temperature: 32-85°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.

13 reviews for Sarracenia (hybrid)

  1. Holly (verified owner)

    Very cool plant! I only ordered one, but they sent me a second one which was a nice little surprise.

  2. Rob West (verified owner)

  3. Bryan R. (verified owner)

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