California Pitcher Plant
About California Pitcher Plant
California Pitcher Plant is a carnivorous plant native to Oregon and California. It has large tubular leaves that trap water which attracts insects that the plant digests and gains nutrients from. Pitcher plants need these nutrients because they grow in wet boggy soils.
Also known as
California pitcherplant, Cobra lily, Cobra plant and Pitcher plant
How to care for California Pitcher Plant
California Pitcher Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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California Pitcher Plant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
California Pitcher Plant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your California Pitcher Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.