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Drosera tracyi
Drosera tracyi
 
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General Description
 
Technically, this plant is a subspecies of Drosera filiformis, but we commonly refer to it as Drosera tracyi. A fully grown dewthread is a truly impressive plant. It doesn't curl around insects like other sundews, but you will get to witness its appetite for flies of all sizes. It is a fantastic bug catcher! It's almost like having renewable flypaper. Of all the dewthreads, Drosera tracyi is the tallest of the bunch.

In winter, the leaves will die back, and the plant will form a resting bud sitting at soil level. Growth will resume in mid-spring.
Plants You Receive
This plant is shipped in a 3-inch pot

All cold hardy plants are grown outdoors at our nursery in Oregon and experience the changes of the seasons. Care instructions are provided.

Please watch the monthly video podcast for examples of how your plant may look at this time of the year and important growing tips for the season.

Natural Habitat
Florida panhandle.

Type of Plant
Cold hardy perennial for outdoor growing.

Size of Adult Plants
20 inches tall.

Sunlight
Full sun, 6 or more hours of direct sunlight.

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.

Growing Season
May - September. Leaves will die back at the onset of frost.

Winter Care
Hardy of winter frost. Mulch in USDA zones 7 and colder.

Average Rating: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 11 Write a review »

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I will order from them again. October 22, 2017
Reviewer: Donna Bray from Sanford, NC United States  
I will order from them again. The plants was beautiful upon arrival and was exactly as described. No damage during shipping and they are thriving. I will recommend them to my friends.

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Seems to love the Texas heat August 26, 2017
Reviewer: Tim from College Station, Texas United States  
This plant is taking off like a weed.  Really seems to like our Texas Sun.  Shipped very nicely and is growing well now.

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Very nice looking and good size plant. July 12, 2017
Reviewer: AK AZ from Gilbert, AZ United States  
Plant is doing well and acclimating ok o my desert environment.

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Started small but growing well June 13, 2017
Reviewer: Charlie from Valencia, PA United States  
This plant arrived in good condition. It was smaller than expected, but is growing. Leaves are now about 4 inches tall. I moved the outside recently and am looking forward to see it catch a meal.

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Nice plants May 29, 2017
Reviewer: meldrick Harper from dorchester, MA United States  
My plants came in great condition and are doing great!

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