Drosera sewelliae

/Drosera sewelliae

Drosera sewelliae

$14.00

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Drosera sewelliae is native to Western Australia near Perth where it can be found growing in laterite and silica sand soils. The pygmy sundew produces bright orange flowers that are often larger than the plant itself. During the dry summers, D. sewelliae goes dormant. However, once fall arrives with increased moisture, active growth resumes and the plant begins to produce gemmae.

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Description

Size and packing method: Plants come potted in 2 inch pots. Each pot contains 1-2 plants. Pygmy sundews are small, this species reaches a maximum of 0.5 inches across.

Growing requirements

Mature size: 0.5 inches in diameter
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
Humidity: 50-90%
Water: Keep soil wet during active growth and slightly damp during summer dormancy, provide water that is low in salts and minerals such as rain or distilled water
Temperature: 40-90°F
Dormancy period: If kept consistently wet, most pygmy sundews grow well year round and don’t require a dormant period. However, watering less in the summer can help induce dormancy. Shortening the photoperiod in the fall will encourage gemmae production.

Planting and adjustment instructions will be included with your shipment.

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