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Sarracenia leucophylla, Tarnok
Sarracenia leucophylla Tarnok
 
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General Description
 
Sarracenia leucophylla, also known as white top pitcher, has a frilly hood with beautifully patterned with red veins against a white background. The Tarnok cultivar is unique among the Sarracenia species because of its double petaled flowers.

Coming from Alabama, this plant loves muggy summers. It's an absolute robust grower that clumps very nicely. It's also a fantastic bug catcher and invites many yellow jackets and wasps to enter its pitchers. The Tarnok is also one of the hardiest forms of Sarracenia leucophylla. It comes back every spring after a hard freezes during the winter.
Plants You Receive
Plants are shipped in 4-inch pots with proper growing media.

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.

Type of Plant
Cold hardy perennial for outdoor growing.

Size of Adult Plants
12-16 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
April - October. Pitchers will brown at the onset of winter dormancy.

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

Average Rating: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 20 Write a review »

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Healthy and beautiful September 2, 2017
Reviewer: Mark Bauer from Pewaukee, WI United States  
Your plants come extremely well-protected and, in every case--I mean EVERY--the plants are super-healthy (compared to previous experience with other carnivorous dealers) and already one or two large leaves (pitchers) have developed.  Very satisfied.  They are thriving thus far
outdoors in Wisconsin.  I should be prepared to handle the winter dormancy using the videos produced by you, Jeff and Jacob.  Thank you.

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Excellent plant August 26, 2017
Reviewer: Tim from College Station, Texas United States  
The plant has adjusted well to our texas heat and is growing new pitchers and catching lots of bugs.

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Sarr. Leucophylla August 26, 2017
Reviewer: Ron Moses from Constantine, MI United States  
This beautiful plant was packaged perfectly as usual by these guys, I love ordering from this website!

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Nice May 22, 2017
Reviewer: Christopher OLeary from Cumberland , RI United States  
Doing well

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Leucophylla tarnok May 2, 2017
Reviewer: Neil McInnis from Gainesville, FL United States  
One of the first leaves to come up is twisted and deformed at the top. I'm not sure why it is, it might not be anything serious, or it could be something I'm not doing right.     ***RESPONSE BY SARRACENIA NORTHWEST: Sometimes the first pitcher of the season can be deformed as a result of weather fluctuations.  We see that happen on a few plants at our nursery.  When the weather stabilizes, the new growth will appear normal.  Cut off the deformed pitcher after new pitchers emerge.

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