Trumpet pitcher

A ferocious carnivorous plant - pure evil. If you’re a mosquito.
Common name : Trumpet pitcher
Scientific name : Sarracenia spp.
Family : Poaceae
Category : Perennials
Type of plant : Perennial
Sun loving
Sun loving
Extra water
Extra water
Full description for Sarracenia spp. not yet available.

Sowing & planting



Water needs
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Frost-resistance Medium
Zone USDA 8a
Height 15 - 100
pH 6 - 7

Plant my trumpet pitcher

Plant preferably between September and the end of November or between March and the end of April, when the winter reserves are formed and the temperatures are not too low. Bury the roots a few centimeters so that the foliage is flush. Fill and pack well around the plant so as not to leave a pocket of air. Water copiously just after planting. If you are planting in a pot, use one whose volume corresponds to that of the plant, otherwise you will have to water it too often. You can use gravel at the bottom under mixture of soil, compost or compost for better drainage.

Water my trumpet pitcher

Water regularly in the first weeks. Try to avoid watering on sunny afternoons to minimize the amount of moisture lost to evaporation. If your plant is in a pot, check the top soil in the pot either by looking at it or touching it with your finger. In any case, if it hasn’t rained in a month, water !

Shelter my trumpet pitcher

You have to shelter or protect this plant for the winter season.

Put outside my trumpet pitcher

Take your potted plant out right after the last frosts.

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