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Sundew 'Drosera regia' starter

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Drosera regia 'Starter'
This is a starter plant of Drosera regia, commonly known as the “king sundew” is one of the most spectacular members of the Drosera family. Drosera regia starter can be cultivated successfully on a windowsill or in a terrarium with lots of artificial lighting. Drosera regia is a must-have for every collector of carnivorous plants!
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Drosera regia 'Starter'
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Drosera regia 'Field' Drosera regia 'Starter'
Plant type
carnivorous
Place
indoor
Place
artificial lighting
Adult width:
10 cm
Light
full light
Watering
high
Properties
special

Product info

This species is endemic to a single tiny valley in South Africa. The leaves of Drosera regia can grow up to 50 cm tall and possess stalked glands and tentacles capable of capturing large beetles, moths and butterflies. Insects become trapped in sticky mucilage, The tentacles and leaves are capable of responding to prey by bending towards the trapped insects and wrapping tightly round them.
Height:
3 cm
3 cm
Width:
6 cm
6 cm
Adult height:
5-10 cm
5-10 cm
Adult width:
10 cm
10 cm
Flower period:
Jan-July
Jan-July
Product type:
Plant
plant
Plant type:
Carnivorous
carnivorous
Growth habit:
Normal
normal
Growth rate:
Normal
normal
Araflora info:
Introduction
introduction
Properties:
Special
special
Natural habitat:
South Africa
South Africa
Altitude range:
0-500 m
0-500 m
 

Plant care

Drosera regia likes a light soil mix such as sand, peat and perlite. It needs to be kept moist, but not constantly immersed in water. Drosera regia likes plenty of light and can be in full sunlight as long as the temperature remains below 25°C. In winter the plant can die back, but the roots survive together with a dormant bud and short, immature leaves. At Araflora Drosera regia has survived temperatures of 0 degrees Celsius in winter. Its woody roots grow deeper than other Drosera species. It therefore appreciates a large, tall pot. If the plant does not receive sunlight for several days, its leaves will quickly discolour and die. This may also happen during transport of the plant. It will grow new leaves quickly if the entire plant, including roots, is placed in a tall pot.
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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