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Sundew:  Drosera Capensis loc Bains Kloof for sale | Buy carnivorous plants and seeds online @ South Africa's leading online plant nursery, Cultivo Carnivores

SUNDEW: Drosera Capensis loc Bainskloof, South Africa 💎 Cultivo Exclusive

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Estimated delivery between 20/11 and 29/11

Shipping from R100 (Calculated at checkout)


  • R150.00

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SHOWERS OF AWESOMENESS

Plant Description
  • Species: Drosera
  • Due to its unique characteristics and upright growing habit, Drosera Capensis is often referred to as the octopus plant or cape sundew
  • This a remarkable plant that grows dark red tentacles on somewhat shorter leaves that tend to curl outward and produces pink flowers
  • Plants with identified locality are highly sought after by carnivorous plant collectors but as cape sundews are generally considered as easy-to-grow, Drosera Capensis from the Bainskloof region comes highly recommended for beginner carnivorous plant enthusiasts too
  • Bite-size info:
    • 🏡 Outdoors or indoors with artificial lighting
    • 📅 Subtropical perennial. Grows year round
    • 🌱 Mature size: 8-10cm
    • 🏆 Recommended for: All levels carnivorous plant enthusiasts

THE OPTIONS

Sizes 
  • Whether you prefer starting off with a younger plant and watch it grow into full majestic glory over the years or jumping in with more munch, right from the get go, we've got you covered! Cultivo is all about choices and our plants are available in various sizes and options to suit your every need
  • The size on offer refers to the maximum size your plant will reach during the upcoming growing season
Bareroot or potted?
  • We recommend sundews as potted plants for beginner carnivorous plant enthusiasts - simply unwrap, water and enjoy!  Potted plants are sent with a protective covering and will be good in this soil for another 6-9 months.  Planter sizes are selected in relation to plant size and range from 5cm to 10cm pots unless otherwise mentioned
  • Bare root plants are for those who wish to pot up and acclimatise their own plants.  Sundews generally have very fragile roots and may take a while to settle in.  Bareroot plants are rinsed and sent in a protective covering with roots wrapped in damp paper towels
  • Still in need of special potting soil? Pick up some of our deluxe premixed growing media for sundews here
Currently available
  • This guideline is provided as reference and is indicative of the current state or condition of the plant you will receive
  • Sundews are classified on our store as temperate, subtropical and tropical.  If your are new to the carnivorous plant world >> Read our guideline on Temperate plants and winter dormancy:  What to expect so there are no surprises when ordering plants from us during the colder months

HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR PLANT

Plant care & special considerations
  • 🏡 Grow in a frost free area outdoors or terrarium with 12-16 hours artificial (full spectrum) lighting
  • ☀️ Requires a minimum 6 hours direct sunlight
  • 💧 Moist, nutrient-free soil (rain or distilled water)
  • 🍴 No need to feed
  • 🌷 Cut flowerstalks for a healthier, dewy plant
  • 💤 No Dormancy required.  Grow in semi-shade during summer
  • ✅ Detailed care information is available in our online reference guide and the weblink is included with your purchase 

Special considerations:

  • Drosera Capensis grow year-round and can adapt to almost any condition.  Cape Sundews do not require a dormancy period and will grow throughout the year 
  • This variety cape sundew thrives in cool, stable conditions with very bright light

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When will I receive my plant?
  • This plant is sold exclusively via our online store and is ready to ship.  See estimated delivery date at checkout
Will my plant be safe during shipping?
  • Absolutely! All live plant material is sent using our deluxe packaging methods and is backed by Cultivo's 'Arrive Alive' guarantee

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