Plant Care White Topped Pitcher Plant
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White Topped Pitcher Plant

4.8 out of 5 (4 experiences)

White Topped Pitcher Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
White Topped Pitcher Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

Crimson Pitcher Plant, White Trumpet Pitcher Plant and White Trumpet

Taxonomy

Sarracenia leucophylla
Sarracenia
Sarraceniaceae
Ericales

How to care for White Topped Pitcher Plant

Water

How often to water your White Topped Pitcher Plant

Water needs for White Topped Pitcher Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

White Topped Pitcher Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of White Topped Pitcher Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for White Topped Pitcher Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant White Topped Pitcher Plant: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

White Topped Pitcher Plant may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize White Topped Pitcher Plant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for White Topped Pitcher Plant: repot after 2X growth

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 White Topped Pitcher Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for White Topped Pitcher Plant

White Topped Pitcher Plant

White Topped Pitcher Plant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

White Topped Pitcher Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
White Topped Pitcher Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
White Topped Pitcher Plant has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 2
White Topped Pitcher Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
White Topped Pitcher Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
White Topped Pitcher Plant has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Carnivora avatar
@Carnivora
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 226 XP
07/11/2021

Pests hate this plant because she is made to eat them so she is amazing!!!!!

Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Survivor Survivor
Pest magnet Pest magnet

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