Pinguicula macrophylla

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Pinguicula macrophylla is a perennial heterophyllous species, that produces a bulb-like rosette during winter of about 30-45 tightly packed small leaves and about 2-6 bigger leaves during summer. Pinguicula macrophylla is native to Guanajuato, México and was first described in 1817. The epithet, macrophylla, is derived from the Greek makros (large) and phyllon (leaf).

You'll get a similar plant to the ones in the picture. Please note that some plants are greener than others.

The plants are shipped bare root in a plastic container to protect the plants. We ship the plants on Monday and Wednesday to avoid the weekend cut off.

The plant's sizes are: When the plant is in dormancy it becomes a bulb of about 0.15-0.25" in diameter. You may get a bulb in your order if the plants are in their succulent phase.


It is strongly recommended to get a heating pack during the winter to protect your plant from low temperatures, we are not responsible for dead plants that did not have a heating pack during transit. 1 heating pack per order is enough.

Plant size Depending on Pinguicula stage.
Light A sunny windowsill, T5, or LED lights
Potting medium Mexican Pinguicula soil mix
Feeding Fish food or bugs every 3-4 weeks
Water Keep soil moist
Humidity 50-80%
Temperature 55-85°F
Mature plant size 1.5-2.5" (Depending on care)
Dormancy None, nevertheless, plant may go into a succulent state during Winter (depending on temperatures).

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