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White Pitcher Plant

Sarracenia leucophylla

White Trumpet Plant, White trumpet

This carnivorous perennial is semi evergreen and can form a spreading clump over time. Erect slender pitchers with purple veins and white lids it produces reddish-purple nodding flowers in spring.

Planning

Difficulty
Advanced
Flowering time
Spring
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested but seeds can be collected in autumn when ripe.

Propagation

Seed
Cold stratify seeds for two weeks prior to sowing. Sow in spring at 16-21C

Special features

Geography

Origin
USA, America, North

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Personality

Family
Sarraceniaceae
Flower colour
Red
Scent
None

Problems

Generally disease free but can be attacked Aphids, Mealy bugs, Scale insects and Tortrix moths.

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