Drosera aff. lanata ‘Flying Fox Creek, NT’

/Drosera aff. lanata ‘Flying Fox Creek, NT’

Drosera aff. lanata ‘Flying Fox Creek, NT’

$30.00$35.00

Drosera aff. lantata is part of the Petiolaris Complex. These particular plants were originally collected around Flying Fox Creek in the Northern Territory of Australia. The leaves turn deep red in intense light and the petioles (stems) are covered in numerous white hairs that give the plant a silvery sheen.

Description

Size and packing method: You will receive a plant about 1 inch in diameter. Bare root plants will be carefully wrapped in a damp paper towel. Potted specimens will be packed securely to prevent the plant from becoming dislodged during shipping.

Growing requirements

Light: Full sun
Mature size: 2 – 2.5 inches in diameter
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, only use fertilizer if you have plenty of experience growing carnivorous plants
Humidity: 50-90%
Water: Keep wet at all times during the active growing season, provide water that is low in salts and minerals such as rain or distilled water
Temperature: 45-90°F with hotter temperatures preferred, this species prefers warm roots so a heat mat may also be beneficial
Dormancy period: Dormant during the dry season. Trigger dormancy by reducing the length of the photoperiod for about around 3 months. Reduce watering during dormancy and only feed if there is dew on the traps.

Planting and adjustment instructions will be included with your shipment.

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