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Successful cultivation of Darlingtonia californica in a hot climate via root zone chilling

Shawn Lyons

Carniv. Pl. Newslett. 52(3):156-161
Published 9 August 2023

https://doi.org/10.55360/cpn523.sl419

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Abstract

Maintenance of consistent cool root zone temperatures is the factor most critical for successful Darlingtonia californica cultivation. Darlingtonia plants grown semi-hydroponically with chilled water will tolerate ambient temperatures substantially warmer those grown conventionally.

Keywords: Huntington Botanical Gardens, exhibit, bog planter, Darlingtonia californica

Article Citation

Shawn Lyons. 2023. Successful cultivation of Darlingtonia californica in a hot climate via root zone chilling. Carniv. Pl. Newslett. 52(3):156-161. https://doi.org/10.55360/cpn523.sl419

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