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How to grow and care for Drosophyllum Lusitanicum (Dewy Pine) carnivorous plants in terrariums

Drosophyllum Lusitanicum (Dewy Pine) Carnivorous Plant

Grow your own Dewy Pine carnivorous plants inside a terrarium with these simple tips for care.

Drosophyllum Lusitanicum, Dewy Pine

Type: Carnivorous | Size: Medium, Up to 1.5m in height

Grow your own Dewy Pine carnivorous plants inside a terrarium with these simple tips for care.

How to grow and care for Drosophyllum Lusitanicum:

What soil should I use for Drosophyllum Lusitanicum plants?

The best type of soil for a carnivorous plant is a mix of peat moss and sand.

Ideal Lighting Conditions for Drosophyllum Lusitanicum:

Medium to bright direct light

Ideal Temperatue Conditions for Drosophyllum Lusitanicum:

If you want to create a warm habitat for your plants, you will need to heat a terrarium. A good way to do it is to buy a heating pad and place it under the terrarium tank and set the temperature to 20-25 degrees C. Temperature will also depend on the type of a carnivorous plant.

Ideal Watering Conditions for Drosophyllum Lusitanicum:

Only use purified, distilled, demineralized water or natural rainwater. You will only need to feed your carnivorous plant if you keep it inside the house. If it is outside, it will take care of the food by capturing the bugs that sit down in the trap to enjoy the nectar. Some plants will even manage to capture bugs inside the house, so make sure to check on them.

Ideal Humidity Conditions for Drosophyllum Lusitanicum:

Carnivorous plants generally love humidity of 60% to 90%.

Growing Drosophyllum Lusitanicum in terrariums:

Terrariums are a great way to grow carnivorous plants as they maintain high humidity, consistent temperatures and can be placed in good lighting conditions. Most carnivorous plants live in wet conditions, in a nutrient-poor soil. This is why carnivorous plants trap insects and digest them to get nutrients. These amazing plants do well in humid conditions and very bright direct light.

Only in an open terrarium. The need good ventilation and very bright light.

Where to buy Drosophyllum Lusitanicum:

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