Cephalotus follicularis grow and care – carnivorous herbaceous rhizomes of the genus Cephalotus also known as Australian pitcher plant, Cephalotus follicularis perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean or tropic climate and also as house plant and growing in hardiness zone 11+.
Leaves color can be: green, red, orange, purple, brown, white or yellow, leaf in shape of cup with cover the cup cover hairs in the edges, the cup are trap for insect the cup should be with little water then when the insect fall into the cup the plant start to digest the insect.
Cephalotus follicularis flower
Flower color white with six petals the flower grow on stem in inflorescence.
Cephalotus follicularis for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Cephalotus follicularis growing and care:
High humidity, rain water, soil without mineral (turf with perlite), more than 5C (41F)
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Yes (in order to get the same variation) Difficulties or problems when growing: ? Spring, summer, autumn Planting season: Aphids, scale insect Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All year How to prune: Dead leaves and bloom stems Size of the plant? 5-15 cm, 2-6 inches Growth speed in optimal condition: Medium growing / Slow growing Average amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Half Shade / Full Shade (with light) Yes Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Spring / Summer Bloom season: General information about the flower White flowers with six petals the flower grow on stem in inflorescence Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Spring flowers Summer flowers Flower colors Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Tropics Climate Leaf color Brown leaves Orange leaves Purple leaf Red leaves White leaves Yellow leaf Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Average growing plants Slow growing plants Plant life-form Carnivorous plants Evergreen Geophyte Herbaceous Perennial plant Plant Uses Colored leaves Indoor plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting Plants sun exposure Part shade Plants Shade Plants Watering plants Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 12 Hardiness zone 13