Sarracenia, 3.5in, Purpurea x Flava - Floral Acres Greenhouse & Garden Centre

Sarracenia, 3.5in, Purpurea x Flava

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Large traps coloured green with heavy purple-red veining on the lid and tube, and bright yellow flowers. 

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Attributes

Type: Carnivorous, Tropical, Houseplant
Height: 4in - 8in
Spread: 6in - 10in
Light: Full to Partial Sun / Bright to Partial Bright Light
Water: Moderate with purified water
Zone: 7-9
Pet Safe: Non-Toxic

Care

General Maintenance: Be careful with your pitcher plant, they are sensitive to rough touch. Feed with a few live or dead insects once every couple of weeks 

Temperature: -5 degrees Celcius to 28 degrees Celcius, it is best to not let them freeze, the pitchers may die but the rhimozone should survive short amount of time frozen

Light: These plants will thrive outdoors in the warm season in full sun. Bring indoors for a dormancy period. Bright indirect light will work as well, but they are best suited to outdoor locations

Watering: Water only with the purest water you have available. Rainwater or reverse osmosis water are best. If using bottled water, make sure there is no salt. If using tap water, allow to sit for a minimum of 24 hours to evaporate any chlorine and sterilizing agents. 

Fertilizer: To fertilize any carnivorous plant, you feed them insects. With pitcher plants just drop live or dead insects into the pitchers. DO NOT FERTILIZE THE SOIL this will cause chemical burns and kill your plant.

Soil: Open, wet and boggy, but can tolerate more sandy soil. Main thing with any carnivorous plant is to give them the poorest soil possible. They will thrive in a mixture of pebbles and peat moss. Too rich of soil will cause