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Sarracenia x Fledgling
Sarracenia Fledgling


 
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General Description
 
We first saw this hybrid in a book, Gardening with Carnivores by Nick Romanowski (University Press of Florida, 2002). On first sight, we knew we had to have it as part of our collection. Luckily we found a grower who had one in stock and we quickly acquired it. This was about 15 years ago. Since then, that single mother plant has produced hundreds of divisions for us.



We don't know the exact parentage of this plant, but some growers suggested that it may be Sarracenia leucophylla x (rubra x psittacina). Others indicated that it's Sarracenia leucophylla x [(purpurea x psittacina) x (leucophylla x psittacina)]. As of date, we don't know who created the hybrid, so we can't confirm it's exact parentage, but it seems to have originated in Australia.


Plants You Receive
Plants are shipped in 4-inch pots with proper growing media. Each plant is a division from select mother plants in our collection. Pitchers are expected to reach 12 inches during their first season after division.

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
18 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.

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August 6, 2018
Reviewer: DANIEL WALKER from Liberty, NC United States  


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July 22, 2018
Reviewer: Terry Mann from Mondovi, WI United States  
Arrived in great shape, as usual. Not as many initial pitchers as the Tarnok shipped in the same order but pitchers are larger and the hoods are broader and ruffled, very showy.

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Flowers and Service July 30, 2017
Reviewer: Mark Bauer from Pewaukee, WI United States  
Flowers came healthy, well-packed, colorful. Still going strong.  Second order now pending. Very happy with SNW.

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Sarracenia x Fledgling February 22, 2015
Reviewer: Dennis from Lake Forest Park, WA United States  
Arrived perfect and even had a few small picturs... nice surprise.  It looks very happy.  Nice plant stock.

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Love My Sarracenia x Fledgling Purchase October 11, 2014
Reviewer: Ryan B from Bozeman MT  
My plant arrived in amazing condition, thanks largely to smart packaging. The instructions were detailed and yet simple to follow, the customer service was superb, and all around, an extremely well run company and superb product. Have purchased in the past with similarly positive results. Thanks!

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