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Sarracenia alata x minor
Sarracenia alata x minor

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Item Number:: 12012

General Description
One of the most vigorous and lush crosses we have, Sarracenia alata x minor grows tall like the pale pitcher, Sarracenia alata, and has light windows with a slightly cowled lid like the hooded pitcher, Sarracenia minor. In late spring and early summer, the traps develop a wonderful orange hue, which mellow out to green by mid-summer. As a bonus, it retains most of its pitchers during the winter months, like S. minor. Plants can become quite large, dividing readily and growing quickly. Foliage is tall, bright, uniform, and substantial.

Not only is this a great plant for first-time growers, it's a great trap for those pesky wasps and yellow jackets! It clearly inherits the gluttony of its parents.

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 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.

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
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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February 2, 2019
Reviewer: Mark B from Hartford, WI United States  

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Can't wait for spring December 31, 2018
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Louisville, KY United States  
We're mid-dormancy at the moment but the pitchers retained from the last growing season are gorgeous and robust, so I know there will be more to come in springtime!

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Perfect December 9, 2018
Reviewer: Alan Wagner from Burlington, VT United States  
I was very surprised at the size and the quality on the plants I received.  Definitely will be getting more plants. Keep up the great work guys. 👍

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Super super super super good!!! September 16, 2018
Reviewer: Hao La from Glen Allen , VA United States  
I older a plant from your are fresh no damage and the plant I buy from you are growing but I wonder Can I use grow light for carnivorous plant.

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Sarracenia alata x minor September 10, 2018
Reviewer: Mark Bauer from Pewaukee, WI United States  
Yet another wonderfully packaged and healthy, exquisite plant. Love the colors and the features of two different genera. Since then several mature pitchers have appeared. SNW has the best and does the best (packaging, servicing, videos and advising). Anyone new to carnivorous plants is quickly educated by their team of Jacob and Jeff.

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