Cape Sundew - Drosera capensis - 9cm
A natural flypaper for fruit flies, etc.. A sundew frees your rooms from these pesky critters.
him go flying literally on the glue. Its leaves have hundreds of movable hairs at the end of a sticky secretion simulate a drop of sweet nectar. Touched an insect secretion of this, it will be glued. Other adhesive hair then grab the loot, and eventually it will slowly embraced by the entire leaf. By digestive juices the plant leaches from their prey. What remains is only the indigestible outer armor of insects. There are about 160 different types of sundew.
Drosera capensis is very easy to clean.
German Name: Cape sundew
Botanical Name: Drosera capensis
Home: South Africa
Particularly important is plenty of water for the sundew. Especially in summer, the pot should always be in 1cm of water. Do not fertilize
The Sundew is a lot of power in the flower. When the inflorescence is faded should we cut it out. The plant grows lush and can be a new inflorescence form.
Since it is in this article is a season and out of season items are only minor in stock, the delivery time in the months from October to February may be extended to 6-8 weeks.