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Drosera tracyi
Drosera tracyi
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Item Number:: 13061

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.

Full sun, 6 or more hours of direct sunlight.

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.

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 of 5 Total Reviews: 10 Write a review »

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
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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Poor May 22, 2017
Reviewer: Christopher OLeary from Cumberland , RI United States  
Not doing well at all it seems to be dying have it in a mineral free bog with other carniverious plants which are doing good, but this one not thriving at all.    ***RESPONSE BY SARRACENIA NORTHWEST: Thank you for your recent purchase.  You may not be aware of it, but we guarantee all of our plants for 30 days.  We are also available to assist growers if they see their plants falter.  It's likely that the plant experienced significant root disturbance during transplanting into your bog.  This plant, and other hardy sundews, don't like root disturbance during the growing season.  Even though we're outside of the 30 day period, we'll send you a new plant.  Make sure to keep the soil intact around the roots if you're transplanting it.  Otherwise, keep it in the pot until the end of the growing season and transplant it when its dormant.

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