Drosera regia

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Drosera regia


Drosera regia, also known as the King Sundew, is an incredible species. It grows long sword-shaped leaves that can wrap multiple times around prey, surrounding it with dew secreting tentacles that are equally impressive in size. Originating from a single valley in South Africa, it is one of the most vulnerable Drosera species in the wild with only a few hundred individuals left in one small colony.

Size and packing method: You will receive a plant 3-4 inches 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

Mature size: Leaves can grow up to 2 feet in length
Light: Full sun
Soil: Carnivorous Plant Soil Mix, pure peat or peat-sand mix
Feeding: Feed bugs, dried bloodworms or fish food every 2-3 weeks, Maxsea fertilizer may also be used with care
Humidity: 50-90%
Water: Keep soil wet but well drained during active growing season and dryer during dormancy, provide water that is low in salts and minerals such as rain or distilled water
Temperature: 45-85°F with cooler temperatures preferred
Dormancy period: Foliage may die back during winter and return from the root stock once temperatures and light levels begin to increase

Planting and adjustment instructions will be included with your shipment.

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