Drosera grow and care – herbaceous carnivorous plants of the genus Drosera also known as Sundew or Sundews, Drosera perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 9-10.
Leaves color green, red or yellow the leaves grow in rosette structure, each leaf has little antennas in the edges of the leaves the antennas color can be different than the leaves and can be in the color green, red or white, in the tip of each antenna there is round shape like pompon the leaves (the antenna) are sticky and catch insect.
Flower color can be: red, pink, orange, yellow, purple-magenta or white, the flower has 5 petals in round can be shredded in the edges and the stamen yellow flowers grow on stem.
Drosera for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
How to grow Drosera growing and care:
Soil sphagnum, perlite and peat moss, 40% humidity, 5C to 30C (41-91F) When it grows as house plant need to feed the plant and give the plant enough light.
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No but easier
Difficulties or problems when growing: ?
Planting season: Spring / Summer
Pests and diseases: ?
Pruning season: All year
How to prune: Dead leaves
Size of the plant: 5-20 cm, 2-8 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition: Medium growing / Slow growing
Water requirement: Average amount of water (spray on the leaves)
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: No (if yes on window)
Growing is also possible in a planter, flowerpot or containers: Yes
Bloom season? Summer
General information about the flower: Flower color red, pink, orange, yellow, purple-magenta or white, the flower has 5 petals and the stamen yellow flowers grow on stem.