For sale is ONE plant of Pygmy Drosera.
You will only receive one plant - not one pot.
PLEASE NOTE: All plants are sent loose/bare rooted. We take all plants from their pots and shake off the excess peat moss that they are growing in. We then wrap the roots in moist sphagnum moss. The plants are wrapped in plastic bags to keep the roots moist, with their name tags tied to each bag. All bags are then placed in a cardboard box and posted to you by Australia Post. We DO NOT ship plants in pots, so make sure you have the correct pots and potting medium to pot them when you receive them, or you can order these through our Carnivorous Sundries page.
Pygmy Drosera roseana $7
PYGMY DROSERA (SUNDEWS)
REPOTTING: When re-potting your Drosera you should use a mixture of 75% Sphagnum peat moss and 25% perlite. Wet this mix thoroughly through first before potting your plant into it. The best time to re-pot is in early spring when the plants are doing most of their growing. Use a pot to suit the size of the plant, giving it enough room to grow for the following year, but not too big that it dwarfs the plant.
WATERING: Do not ever let your Drosera dry out. During Spring, Summer and Autumn sit it in a saucer of water, changing the water frequently. The water should cover the drainage holes of the pot. If your water is good enough to drink straight from the tap, then this is alright to use on your plant. If not you should use either rain, distilled or reverse osmosis water.
In winter do not let the plant dry out but don’t leave it sitting in water all the time.
FERTILIZING: Do not fertilise with flies or insects or fertiliser.
LIGHT: Droseras require a high level of light. A window sill inside the house that gets morning sun in summer and afternoon sun in winter is an excellent position. Otherwise you can grow them in a terrarium, greenhouse, glasshouse or porch and some growers grow them outside in the full weather.
HUMIDITY: Drosera’s like humidity. A terrarium or glasshouse will provide this. But a warm sunny window sill will give you enough heat for the plant to survive.
DORMANCY: Pygmy Drosera do not go dormant.