Sarracenia minor

/Sarracenia minor

Sarracenia minor

$17.00$22.00

Sarracenia minor grows to about 12 inches tall and produces 3+ in. yellow flowers in spring. The plant lures prey into its pitchers with nectar or bright colors. Several white dots, or “windows” on the upper portion of each pitcher appear as escape routes to unsuspecting bugs. After entering a trap, the prey becomes disoriented by the windows and eventually meet their demise in the digestive juices below.

Native region: Southeastern United States

Size and packing method: You will receive a young bare root plant about 2-3 inches tall, carefully wrapped in a damp paper towel. 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.

Description

 Growing requirements

Mature size: 12 inches tall
Light: Full sun
Soil: Carnivorous Plant Soil Mix, pure peat, peat-sand mix, or long-fiber sphagnum
Feeding: Feed bugs, dried bloodworms, or fish food every 2-3 weeks, fertilizer such as Osmocote may be added to pitchers sparingly
Humidity: 50-90%
Water: Keep wet at all times, provide water that is low in salts and minerals such as rain or distilled water
Temperature: 35-95°F
Dormancy period: Growth stops during winter and leaf edges brown, allow 3-4 months at 50°F or less, give less light but keep soil wet, clip off old leaves once dormancy is over

Planting and adjustment instructions will be included with your shipment.

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