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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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A close up of a Cephalotus follicularis pitcher
A close up of a Cephalotus follicularis plant
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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 with Albany Pitcher Plant

How to harvest Albany Pitcher Plant

Generally not harvested

How to propagate Albany Pitcher Plant

Cuttings

Root or leaf

Special features of Albany Pitcher Plant

Wet sites

Indoor plant

Attractive leaves