Pinguicula Debbertiana Care

Pinguicula Debbertiana Care

If you want something different for your plant collection, try pinguicula debbertiana. It is known for its purple colors and straightforward cultivation. This Mexican butterwort was discovered in 1989 and is now considered one of the most striking in the pinguicula family. If you want to try your hand caring for these plants, this guide … Read more

Pinguicula Conzattii Care

Pinguicula Conzattii Care

Pinguicula conzattii was discovered in Oaxaca, Mexico and is renowned for its violet and white flowers. These butterworts grow in altitudes up to 8850 feet (2700 m). Not a lot is known about p. conzattii, but we do know enough to grow it successfully. Follow these steps and you will see how straightforward caring for … Read more

Pinguicula Balcanica Care

Pinguicula Balcanica Care

Also known as the Balkanian butterwort, pinguicula balcanica grows in the sub alpine regions of the Balkan mountain ranges up to 8000 ft. This temperate butterwort can be challenging to grow, but not impossible. With the right approach you can cultivate a p. balcanica in your own home. Pinguicula balcanica grows in partial to full … Read more

Pinguicula Acuminata Care

Pinguicula Acuminata Care

Pinguicula acuminata (or the fungus gnat catcher) is native to Hidalgo, Mexico City and grows at altitudes up to 7874-9186 feet (2400-2800 m). This butterwort also flowers in winter even when its rosette is partially under the soil. Fortunately you do not need to be high up the mountains to care for this plant. Pinguicula … Read more

Pinguicula Alpina Care

Pinguicula Alpina Care

Pinguicula alpina (alpine butterwort) is native to northern and central Europe, particularly the Alps and Scandinavia. This pinguicula can be somewhat challenging to grow because if summer conditions are not ideal, its winter hibernacula will decay. With this guide however, you will understand what it takes to cultivate this carnivorous plant. Pinguicula alpina prefers 50-68 … Read more

6 Reasons Why Your Pinguicula is Dying

Why is My Pinguicula Dying

Is your pinguicula no longer eating or blooming? Are its leaves turning brown? Knowing the symptoms of a dying pinguicula (butterwort) is essential for any grower. If you know the symptoms, you can take steps to prevent it or save the plant. In this post you will discover the most likely signs of a dying … Read more

Pinguicula Colimensis Care

Pinguicula Colamensis Care

Pinguicula colimensis is a Mexican butterwort known for its tight winter rosette and sizable gland tentacles. It naturally thrives in gypsum cliffs and can be challenging to grow especially in winter. With this guide, you will learn how to properly care for p. colimensis like a seasoned cultivator. Pinguicula colimensis thrives in porous soil substrates … Read more

Nepenthes Bicalcarata Care

Nepenthes Bicalcarata Care

Native to the Borneo lowlands, nepenthes bicalcarata is best known for the fangs – spurs actually – around its pitchers. Contrary to popular belief, n. bicalcarata is not difficult for anyone to grow, but it does require a specific approach to produce the best results. Nepenthes bicalcarata prefers warm and humid conditions, preferably 85-90 F … Read more

Nepenthes Maxima Care

Nepenthes Maxima Care

Nepenthes maxima is one of the easier pitcher plants to grow and maintain. This plant is suitable for beginners because it does not require a lot of attention. If you are new to carnivorous plants and want something simple to start with, n. maxima is as good a plant to go with as any. Nepenthes … Read more

Nepenthes Rafflesiana Care

Nepenthes Rafflesiana Care

Nepenthes rafflesiana is a lowland pitcher plant endemic throughout Southeast Asia. In the wild this plant reaches up to 50 feet (15 meters), but those sold for homes and gardens grow at a more manageable 4-5 inches (approx. 8 cm). In this in-depth guide you will discover the right way to care for this nepenthes. … Read more