Sarracenia Purpurea (Seeds)
$8.00 – $220.00
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The Sarracenia Purpurea also known as the pitcher plant is the floral emblem of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Its color will turn to wine red if it is in full sun exposure. This plant is present across North America, we can see specimens scattered across Quebec. The Purple Pitcher will thrive in peaty and humid environments. It is a formidable asset in the fight against wasps, its operation will spare any pollinating insect since its flowers are very far from the traps.
Demineralized water (rain, water from a dehumidifier / air conditioning, reverse osmosis etc.)
Lots of sunlight / LED or CFL light (color 6400 Kelvin)
Soil: 50% peat moss, 50% perlite.
In order to optimize its growth and longevity, this plant must go dormant for 3-4 months per year.
How to cause dormancy?
Pretty simple, you just have to leave it outside under a bell, it will start to grow again in the spring.
Otherwise, if you want to control dormancy, you just have to place the plant in a cool place between -10 and 10 ° C and give it deionized water in a very limited way.
You must start to cause dormancy after 2 to 3 years of the plant’s life. This will allow him to take a rest and make bigger traps next spring!
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