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A picture of a Albany Pitcher Plant

Albany Pitcher Plant

Cephalotus follicularis

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Full Sun
Advanced care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20cm

Max

20cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Cephalotus follicularis
A photo of Albany Pitcher Plant

Overview

Cephalotus follicularis is an insectivorous evergreen perennial from the Cephalotaceae family. It is native to Australia and listed as vulnerable due to habitat loss. It is low growing plant that forms dark red pitchers that lie close to the ground. White or cream colour flowers may be produced in spring.

Common problems

Harvesting

Generally not harvested

Propagation

Cuttings

Root or leaf

Special Features

Wet sites

Indoor plant

Attractive leaves