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Pinguicula gigantea
Pinguicula gigantea


 
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Limited supply. Only 1 per customer.

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General Description
 
As the name suggests, this is a giant among butterworts! It has thick leathery leaves that can approach the size of your hand. In the right conditions, these plants have been known to grow as large as a dinner plate.

Plants You Receive
Your plant will be shipped potted in a 3-inch pot and is expected to reach flowering maturity in 1-2 seasons. All plants were propagated on-site from proven mother plants in our collection.

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
Tropical plant for indoor growing.

Size of Adult Plants
Leaves can reach 8 inches.

Sunlight
Partial sun. 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 damp but not waterlogged.

Soil
Use 1 part peat moss,1 part perlite, and 1 part sand. Avoid fertilizers, regular garden soil, and compost.

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

Average Rating: Average Rating: 4.5 of 5 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 8 Write a review »

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5 of 5 Secure packaging December 31, 2018
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Louisville, KY United States  
Not a single leaf damaged when arrived.

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5 of 5 This one will be a stunner when it puts on size June 18, 2018
Reviewer: Jami Young from USA, TX United States  
Arrived in perfect condition. Beautiful lime green even under LEDs.

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5 of 5 Excellent plant May 6, 2018
Reviewer: Richmond Parker from Oxford, MA United States  
and prompt, well packed, curteus service!

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5 of 5 Fast growth, healthy ping October 23, 2016
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Los Angeles, CA United States  
Healthy and in good condition.  Plant has already grown and is putting out larger leaves.  Can't wait to see how big this guy gets.

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2 of 5 Different Butterwort February 14, 2015
Reviewer: John Blancett from Denver, CO United States  
I ordered a Pinguicula Gigantea and received a Pinguicula x Gina. It was well packaged and in great shape, but not what I ordered

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