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Bladderwort 'Utricularia minutissima 'Gunung tahan'

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Utricularia minutissima 'Gunung tahan'
This bladderwort is perfect if you're searching for something for your terrarium, but don't have a lot of space. This species thanks its name minutissima to its tiny size. Utricularia minutissima ‘Gunung Tahan’ originates from Malaysia, where it is found on the Tahan mountain. This plant likes to keep its feet wet and can also be kept in a pot. Utricularia minutissima ‘Gunung Tahan’ produces multiple pretty purple flowers.
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Price: € 6.06
Utricularia minutissima 'Gunung Tahan'
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Utricularia minutissima 'Gunung Tahan'
Plant type
carnivorous
Place
indoor
Place
artificial lighting
Adult width:
10 cm
Light
full light
Watering
high
Properties
special

Product info

Utricularia minutissima ‘Gunung Tahan’ has a peculiar habitat. Up on the highest mountain of the Malaysian peninsula in the oldest rainforest on earth. With its small lilac flowers it brings colour to the moist ground. Dozens of flowers grow from long, slightly curled, flower stems. Utricularia minutissima ‘Gunung Tahan’ has a pack of small dark green leaves, hiding the traps it uses to catch its prey.
Height:
3 cm
3 cm
Width:
4 cm
4 cm
Adult height:
5-10 cm
5-10 cm
Adult width:
10 cm
10 cm
Flower colour:
White
white
Flower period:
Jan-July
Jan-July
Product type:
Plant
plant
Plant type:
Carnivorous
carnivorous
Growth habit:
Normal
normal
Growth rate:
Normal
normal
Araflora info:
Botanical
botanical
Properties:
Special
special
Natural habitat:
North America
North America
Altitude range:
0-500 m
0-500 m

Plant care

Utricularia minutissima ‘Gunung Tahan’ needs a relatively light stop. A high humidity and a temperature around 25⁰C are also of the essence, as this species usually resides in the mountains. Keep the substrate nice and moist with rainwater of distilled water. This substrate is ideally a mixture of peat moss and perlite or pumice. You can find this and other components in our ‘Plant Accessories’ section. Put the leaves under a layer of water regularly, making sure it is able to drain from it to prevent infections. It is also possible to keep Utricularia minutissima ‘Gunung Tahan’ under a bell jar, if you make sure it gets some fresh air regularly.
Care:
Normal
normal
Place:
Indoor
indoor
Light:
Full light
full light
Watering:
High
high
Watering tips:
Standing in water
standing in water
Maintenance:
Prune dead stalks
prune dead stalks
Air circulation:
Normal
normal
Place:
Artificial lighting
artificial lighting
Water spraying:
No-water spraying
no-water spraying
Air humidity at day:
60-100%
60-100%
Air humidity at night:
80-100%
80-100%
Day temperature:
15-25°C
15-25°C
Night temperature:
10-20°C
10-20°C
Temperature max:
30°C
30°C
Temperature:
15°C
15°C
Fertilize:
None
none
Artificial light height:
0-20cm
0-20cm
Soil type:
Peat
peat
Repotting:
After 2 years
after 2 years
 

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