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Drosera adelae "Giant" [SM]
Drosera adelae Giant

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Price: $17.95
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Stock Status: Sold Out!
Item Number:: 23321

General Description
Drosera adelae, commonly known as the lance leaf sundew, is native to northern Australia. It is an excellent plant for beginners because of its ability to adapt to different light conditions. Grow in medium light for wide green leaves. Grow in very bright light for narrower, red leaves.

This sundew is also extremely prolific. It sends out runners that form new plants from under the soil. A single plant in a 4-inch pot can easily fill up that space within 6 months! The lance leaf sundew makes great a companion plants for orchids, such as Phalenopsis. Look for red star-shape flowers in early winter.

The giant form differs from the regular form by its size. Its leaves will typically grow twice as large, up to 12 inches, depending on the growing conditions. Other than that, its care is exactly the same.

Plants You Receive
Your plant will be shipped potted in a 3-inch pot. Plants were grown under very strong lights, so its leaves have a purple hue. Second photo is representative of the plants for sale.

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

Natural Habitat
Forest floor of Queensland, Australia

Type of Plant
Tropical plant for indoor growing.

Size of Adult Plants
Leaves may reach 12 inches.

Bright dappled or filtered sunlight. Avoid long 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.

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

Average Rating: Average Rating: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 4 Write a review »

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 adelae March 15, 2020
Reviewer: Nolan Hayes from Portland, OR United States  
Great color, looks like a cluster of several plants. Came well packaged and is growing very well.

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5 of 5 Great plant February 10, 2020
Reviewer: Will W from Fletcher, NC United States  
Always a great experience with SN

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5 of 5 Beautiful Drosera January 6, 2020
Reviewer: J.A. from Capitola, CA United States  
Extremely happy with my drosera adelae purchase! Received in perfect condition.

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5 of 5 Healthy plant. January 5, 2020
Reviewer: LAM from AMARILLO, TX United States  
I bought just one, now I have two. Beautiful and healthy plants. It is bigger than I thought. Thank you for everything.

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