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Sundew 'Drosera admirabilis'

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Drosera admirabilis
The Drosera admirabilis is a remarkable carnivorous plant from the sundew family. It has rosette-shaped, succulent (fleshy) leaves, from which grows a rolled flower stalk, which looks like a tongue. These characteristics give Drosera admirabilis an even more animal-like appearance. Suitable for use on the windowsill or in a terrarium.
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Drosera admirabilis
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Drosera admirabilis
Plant type
carnivorous
Place
indoor
Place
artificial lighting
Adult width:
10 cm
Light
full light
Watering
high
Properties
special

Product info

The Drosera admirabilis originates from South Africa. Because of its subtropical origin, this sundew does not need to hibernate. It grows quickly and up to 10 cm. Like other members of the sundew family, it catches insects with the sticky tentacles on its leaves.
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 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

The Drosera admirabilis grows best in a peat-perlite mix or pure sphagnum (peat moss). Keep the plant indoors in a warm place with plenty of sunlight and leave a dish of water under the pot so the roots stay wet.
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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