March 21, 2023
Q/A #54 - Should a Sarracenia Rhizome Go Above or Beneath the Soil?
I purchased a Sarracenia leucophylla from you before the winter. In the image I attached, the structure above the soil, should I keep that above the soil or beneath the soil if I decided to repot or change the soil? I also have a Sarracenia flava in a similar situation.
RESPONSE BY JEFF DALLAS:
Your photo is actually your answer. Where the soil line is now is exactly where it should be when you repot it. The growing point of the rhizome should be above the soil. The "structures' you're seeing (the dried portions) are the base stems of old leaves that were cut off prior to shipping. For a tutorial on how to repot your rhizome, watch our video on the topic.
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