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- Drosera capensis Alba
Drosera capensis Alba
Sundews are the easiest carnivorous plants to keep, often the first ones people try however even experts still adore these fantastically interesting fly trap plants.
These are the less commonly seen white haired and white flowered capensis
There best in bright light and kept above freezing. Drosera can tolerate cold so can be kept in a greenhouse as long as it doesnt frost and can also be kept in the house in a good bright spot.
To keep sit these in a dish of rainwater (dont use tap) between Feb and Nov. Dec and Jan keep moist but do not sit in water as this is there dormant phase, During this time the plants may lose their leaves, this is normal. Its also the best time to repot.
These plants should never be fed with plant food and do not use normal compost for them.
Our plants are grown in specific developed PEAT FREE growing medium which we do also offer for sale for when you wish to repot however these will be fine upon arrival for a few months at least.
They come in a 7cm pot. as seen in the 1st 2 photos. the last photo shows how big the plants can get in just 12 months with correct conditions. Note: between November and febuary these enter dormancy as just buds, if purchasing during this time a dormant pot will be sent, place where desired and keep moist but not sat in water until it begins to regrow at which point place in 1cm of rainwater