Pinguicula oblongiloba {Patzcuaro, Michoacan}

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Pinguicula oblongiloba is a perennial heterophyllous species that produces distinct summer and winter leaves. In the winter, it produces a subterranean bulb winter rosette with about 60-85 pointed succulent leaves clothed with hair. The summer rosette is comprised of about 2-8 spathulate-rounded to oblong carnivorous leaves covered glandular hair. Pinguicula oblongiloba prefers shady settings with sandy-clayey media.

Carnivorous Plant Butterworts- The plants on the pictures are representative, you will get a similar plant. [Plants are not flowering at the moment]

The plant will be shipped bare root in a plastic container to protect the plant. We ship plants Monday and Wednesday to avoid the weekend cut-off.

The plant's size is between 0.3-1" in diameter, depending on their current phase. Please note that you may get a bulb-like plant.


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 About 0.3-1" in diameter
Light A sunny windowsill, T5, or LED lights
Potting medium Mexican Pinguicula mix
Feeding Fish food or bugs every 3-4 weeks
Water Keep soil moist
Humidity 50-80%
Temperature 55-85°F
Mature plant size 2-5" (Depending on care)
Dormancy During winter it experience a bulb-like winter rosette

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