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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 crosses we have, Sarracenia alata x minor grows tall like with white spots and a slightly cowled lid. In late spring and early summer, the traps develop a wonderful orange hue, which mellow to green by mid-summer. As a bonus, it retains most of its pitchers during the winter months. 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 definitely 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.

Average Rating: Average Rating: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 33 Write a review »

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4 of 5 slow but most likely my fault July 15, 2020
Reviewer: Robie Osborne from Santa Rosa, CA United States  
Got it healthy and erect. Packaging was amazing! I put it out in the sun the day I got it and I think it was too much too soon. Pitchers flopped over. Cut a couple of them off and saved the ones that tried to bounce back. Taking a while but new little pitchers are growing! Very healthy plant, just a rough start from me lol

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5 of 5 Healthy Plants July 13, 2020
Reviewer: Neal Crowley from Water Valley, MS United States  
They came in i had 2 long spouts it grew a new one But it seems to be dying from the middle of the leaf where it has bugs in it the plant is still a live just hoping its not somting i am doing and thats just what it dose LOL

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5 of 5 Sarracenia June 30, 2020
Reviewer: Henry wurster from Texas  
The shipping took a little longer than I expected but the plant was packaged wonderfully and it arrived in excellent condition  even in the middle of a Texas summer.

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5 of 5 June 17, 2020
Reviewer: Bryan Goldman from Vancouver, WA United States  

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5 of 5 2nd year update review October 6, 2019
Reviewer: scott from Simpsonville SC  
repotted this spring into a 10in pot, 1st pitcher got aphids. still this thing a filled the pot and has countless pitchers  amazing growth.

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