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Bladderwort 'Utricularia calycifida 'Gran sabana'

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Utricularia calycifida 'Gran sabana'
The leaves of this bladderwort are quite wide when compared to other carnivorous species. And with Utricularia calycifida 'Gran Sabana' these leaves are also as green as an apple with red veins. From this foliage flower stalks protrude which each carry a few deep purple orchid-like flowers. Utricularia calycifida 'Gran Sabana' is perfect to bring some more colour to your terrarium.
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Price: € 5.75
Utricularia calycifida 'Gran Sabana'
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Utricularia calycifida 'Gran Sabana' Utricularia calycifida 'Gran Sabana' Utricularia calycifida 'Gran Sabana'
Plant type
carnivorous
Place
indoor
Place
artificial lighting
Adult width:
10 cm
Light
full light
Watering
high
Properties
special

Product info

Utricularia calycifida is a widespread species from South America. It can be found in the humid tropical rainforests of Guyana, Suriname, Brazil and Venezuela. The variation 'Gran Sabana' with its striking round and red veined leaves makes this species even more eye-catching. Under the flower petals dark purple veins can be seen. Utricularia calycifida 'Gran Sabana' differs from other bladderwort species, as it grows in the soil.
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 calycifida 'Gran Sabana' is easy to take care of. This carnivore needs a warm, light and humid environment, easily created in a terrarium. Its environment should be between 22⁰C and 27⁰C with a humidity of 80%. Water Utricularia calycifida 'Gran Sabana' every now and then with rainwater until the substrate is underwater. A mixture of perlite and peat moss makes an ideal substrate. You can find this and other components in our ‘Plant Accessories’ section. This bladderwort needs a light spot to truly thrive.
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 ph:
<7
<7
Soil type:
Peat
peat
Repotting:
After 2 years
after 2 years

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