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Drosera Capensis, Sundew, Live Plant

Drosera Capensis, Sundew, Live Plant

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Drosera Capensis, Sundew

Ships in pot. Pot size 2".
You will receive a plant very similar to the one pictured.

It is advisable to purchase a heat pack during cold weather:

Please note that sundew may lose its dew after shipment, this is normal. If the plant's keeping conditions are observed, dew should appear a few days. It is advisable to place the plant in a humid, bright place for the first days.

Name: Drosera Capensis
Plant type: Perennial
Height: 6-10 in
Spread: 3-5 in
Habit: Forb
Foliage color: Green, Red
Flower color: Pink
Bloomtime: June to September

Plant needs:
Hardiness zone (USDA zone): 9-12
Soil: peat (pH 3-5): perlite / quartz sand (2: 1). The use of a neutral or alkaline substrate will lead to the death of the plant.
Light requirements: Full sun
Watering: The plants' pots should be always sitting in water when they are growing. Rain, distilled, reverse osmosis. Watering with tap water will kill the plant.
Dormant period: It is not needed, but it is recommended to reduce the temperature to 59 F in winter. At temperatures below 32 F the plant may die.

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