Drosera capensis, White Leaf

SKU:
23031
$12.95
(55 reviews)

This naturally occurring variety of Drosera capensis has very little, if any, red pigment. For most of the year, the tentacles are white. During the summer or in very bright sunny conditions, the tentacles become pink. When fully mature, plant can be 5 inches tall. As a cool-tropical species, this plant likes it sunny but cool. It may slow down significantly during the hottest parts of summer, but watch it take off again when the summer heat passes. Great for the first-time grower.

Type of Plant: Tropical plant for windowsill growing.
Size: 5 inches across when mature.
Sunlight: Partial sun. Avoid hot sunlight.
Water: Low-mineral water (50 ppm or less).
Soil: Equal parts peat moss and perlite only.
Temperatures: Tolerant of cool temperatures but always protect from frost.

PLANT YOU RECEIVE
• Juvenile plant, acclimated for windowsill growing.
• Shipped in a 3-inch pot. Care info is included.

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Reviews

  • 5
    Drosera white leaf

    Posted by Gayle Hartman on January 29, 2023

    Arrived in perfect condition, even had babies and dew. It is growing very well. Nice addition to my collection.

  • 5
    DROSERA, CAPENSIS, WHITE LEAF

    Posted by MARK DAY on October 28, 2022

    Plants arrived is great condition. And growing well. Your plants are the nicest, great service and reasonable price.

  • 5
    Drosera Capensis is great!

    Posted by Patrick on January 10, 2022

    I ordered a white leaf Drosera Capensis and was surprised at how well packaged and cared for it was making my to me from across the country. There was lots of care and concern taken by Saracencia in getting the plant to me!

  • 5
    Love this plant

    Posted by Sara on February 21, 2021

    I bought this to battle fungus gnats in my spring seed starting endeavor. It is working beautifully.

  • 5
    Arrived in great shape

    Posted by Ira Houston on November 25, 2020

    Growing but ends looking dark

  • 5
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    Posted by Kimberly Duncan on August 31, 2020

  • 4
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    Posted by Dan on August 18, 2020

  • 5
    Happy and Healthy

    Posted by Micah on August 16, 2020

    It came in great condition and has been thriving in my bog. Love it. There was even a bonus tiny baby in the pot.

  • 5
    Online Purchase

    Posted by Michael J Kalafut on August 16, 2020

    Love the Healthy/Beautiful Plant, Quick/Safe Delivery, Great Guys/Great Plants : ) !!!

  • 5
    Another great plant

    Posted by Philip Brookins on August 16, 2020

    My order was exactly as advertised. The capensis is happy on my window sill, catching dozens of fungus gnats. Great job plant!

  • 2
    Sundew

    Posted by John Foreman on August 12, 2020

    Just isn’t doing well :( it’s right next to another cape sundew that is doing great.

  • 5
    Healthy and Awesome Plant

    Posted by Nicole Bozzuto on August 9, 2020

    My sundew arrived healthy and happy and has helped control our home fly problem. Cool looking plant that is a great addition to our home. Very satisfied!