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2011 Crop North Carolina
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Sarracenia leucophylla

Crimson Pitcherplant, White Pitcher Plant, White-Topped Pitcher Plant

In Stock: 4.35 g (grams) (Total:0.01lb)
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0.00958 lb


Germination test:
Cut (Full Seed)
Seeds per lb:
0.00958 lb
Collected in:
North Carolina
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Growing Info

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 14 days
Germination: surface sow on peat or sphagnum moss and keep moist by misting.

Discover the intriguing world of Sarracenia leucophylla, also known as Crimson Pitcherplant, White Pitcher Plant, or White-Topped Pitcher Plant. This carnivorous plant is native to the longleaf pine savannas of the United States Gulf Coast. With its standout crimson flowers that bloom in spring, paired with its robust, open-mouthed pitcher-like leaves, this plant creates a stark and fascinating display. Its leaves come in various sizes, from diminutive dwarf forms to towering examples that can reach up to 3 ft high. But what makes these plants captivating is their unique method of survival, as they attract and trap insects in their pitcher-like leaves, providing essential nutrients to sustain their growth. However, these vulnerable beauties face challenges from habitat loss due to coastal development and from poachers. Cultivation can help conserve this remarkable species. Despite requiring moist, low-nutrient conditions and adequate soil drainage, with careful attention, anyone can foster this intriguing plant in a home garden or even outdoors in cold climates with proper winter protection. Enter the captivating world of carnivorous plants with the Sarracenia leucophylla.

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