Evergreen – Never Sheds All of Its Foliage.
Full Sun – Prefers 6 or more hours of sun per day.
Half Sun – Prefers 3 To 6 Hours of Sunlight a Day.
Frost Sensitive – Will Get Damaged and Possibly Killed During Periods of Frost.
Moderate Watering – Requires Regular Watering.
Med Maintenance – Requires moderate maintenance.
Non Indigenous – Exotic to South Africa.
Mature plants flower in mid to late summer. The flowers are small and have no petals. The tepals are pale green or white in colour.
Cephalotus follicularis is a small, ornamental plant that traps and eats insects. Some of the leaves are modified, creating pitcher-like traps that are filled with digestive enzymes.
The Albany pitcher is a small, low growing, herbaceous species. Evergreen pitcher-shaped leaves form a passive pitfall trap that appears from underground rhizomes and lie close to the ground. The flowers are small and have no petals. The tepals are pale green or white in colour.
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Cephalotus follicularis requirements and features
Requires moderate maintenance.