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Drosera madagascarensis
Drosera madagascarensis
 
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Drosera madagascarensis has a wide distribution, from Madagascar and South Africa to Congo, Guinea and Nigeria. It grows from a single stem that often rambles along the soil surface. The growing section is approximately 2-3 inches long with orange-yellow leaves. As the sundew grows, the older section will turn brown. The plant produces flowers that seem to self-pollinate and set seeds. (We sometimes find volunteer seedlings in other pots of sundews.)

Grow this plant in a sunny and warm location.





Plants You Receive:

Your plant will be shipped potted in a 3-inch pot. All plants were propagated from select mother plants in our collection. They will reach flowering maturity within one to two growing seasons.

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Natural Habitat:
Coastal mountains of South Africa.

Type of Plant:
Tropical plant for indoor growing.

Size of Adult Plants:

3 inches across.

Sunlight:
Partial sun with mild temperatures. A south window with several hours of direct sunlight is ideal.

Water:
Use mineral-free water or water low in minerals (less than 50 parts per million). Keep the soil wet by setting the plant in a dish of standing water.

Soil:
Use 1 part peat moss and 1 part perlite (or washed river sand). Avoid fertilizers, regular garden soil, and compost.

Cold Tolerance:
Tolerant of cool temperatures, but protect from frost.


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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
 
Nice hard to find plant July 18, 2015
Reviewer: John C from Oregon  
A surprisingly hard to find plant and very healthy.  Easy to grow and a must have!

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Perfect and so pretty July 15, 2015
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Santa Clara, CA United States  
this is a must buy. I saw it on the listing and within a few days it was gone. Arrived in perfect condition and has already put out 3 new leafs.

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