American Trumpet Pitcher

American Trumpet Pitcher

R220.00

Pitcher plants have such unique characters… They are such robust and gorgeous plants – just waiting for their pray and food…

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Commonly known as : American Trumpet Pitcher

Botanical Name: Sarracenia

American Trumpet Pitcher care guide

Light Requirements:

American Trumpet Pitcher ‘s need about 6 hours of sun a day for optimal growth. In winter, keep it away from frost so that it enter it’s dormancy state. 

Watering needs:

Tap water is an absolute no no! Never ever.  The chemicals in tap water will be the end to your plant.  Only use bottles water, reverse osmosis water, distilled or tap water.  

Allow your Pitcher to sit in about 1-2cm of water at least every second day in summer.  

Never let the potting medium dry out. 

Soil:

Repotting once a year in spring is recommened.   Never use potting soil as this will kill the plant. Only use spahgnum peat combined with perlite. This medium is for sale through Staghorn and pitcher. 

Fertilizing:

Never use any chemical based fertilizer.  This will be an instant death to your plant.  Only feed your plant with live insects. and be sure to keep your fingers away from the traps!  

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Size

19cm, 23cm