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Growing media

We offer a wide variety of substrates to choose from, including potting mixes, aquarium gravel, and sand. Whether you’re growing indoors or outdoors, in a pot or in the ground, we have the substrate you need to help your carnivorous plants thrive.

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  • Rooting powder with mycorrhizaeRooting powder with mycorrhizae

    Rooting powder with mycorrhizae

    3.55 *

    Natural rooting powder with mycorrhizae enhances root development in herbaceous and semi-woody cuttings. Not a phytosanitary product.

  • Blonde Sphagnum Peat Moss (Estonian Peat Moss)Blonde Sphagnum Peat Moss (Estonian Peat Moss)

    Blonde Sphagnum peat moss (Estonian peat moss)

    0.404.30 *

    Blonde Sphagnum Peat is the substrate par excellence, used for growing our carnivorous plants, usually mixed 50/50 with perlite.

  • Kanuma 2/5 mm (hard quality)Kanuma 2/5 mm (hard quality)

    Kanuma 2/5 mm (hard quality)

    3.0032.51 *

    Kanuma (2/5 mm): Keeps the soil moist, aerated and more acidic than akadama. Can be used to increase the supply of nutrients.

  • Coconut FiberCoconut Fiber

    Coconut fiber

    0.616.50 *

    Coconut fiber is light, well-ventilated and oxygenated, has excellent drainage, stable pH, retains moisture, and is environmentally friendly and recyclable.

  • Red volcanic lapillus (3-5mm)Red volcanic lapillus (3-5mm)

    Red volcanic lapillus (3-5mm)

    1.0010.90 *

    Red volcanic lapillus (3-5mm), porous rock for carnivorous plants. Not inert; suitable for species tolerating soil salinity. Formed from lower-silica magma.

  • SeramisSeramis

    Seramis

    2.0021.90 *

    Seramis is an ideal substrate for various carnivorous plants. The high porosity maintains perfect moisture and supports various fertilizers.

  • Akadama (2-5 mm)Akadama (2-5 mm)

    Akadama (2-5 mm)

    3.0032.51 *

    Akadama literally means “Red ball soil” and is a volcanic clay collected at a depth of 3 meters in Japan. Remove organisms and pests.

  • Tuff (Fine Grain Size - Sandy)Tuff (Fine Grain Size - Sandy)

    Tuff (Fine Grain Size – Sandy)

    0.9510.00 *

    Tuff fine size is a mineral substrate used mainly for Pinguicula cultivation, either alone or mixed with other mineral compounds or with peat and agriperlite.

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  • Substrate for HeliamphoraSubstrate for Heliamphora

    Substrate for Heliamphora

    0.505.01 *

    Substrate studied and tested by Diflora for optimal cultivation of Heliamphora. 30% parts pumice, 30% parts perlite, 40% parts peat.

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  • Mineral substrate for NepenthesMineral substrate for Nepenthes

    Mineral substrate for Nepenthes

    1.0011.00 *

    Substrate studied and tested by Diflora for optimal cultivation of Nepenthes growing on mineral soils. Kanuma, akadama, lapilli and peat.

  • Tuff (8-14 mm)Tuff (8-14 mm)

    Tuff (8-14 mm)

    0.9510.00 *

    The tuff (8-14 mm) is a volcanic rock with a high content of SiO2, Al2O3, K2O. It resists oxidation/hydration and has several minerals within it.

  • Substrate for CephalotusSubstrate for Cephalotus

    Substrate for Cephalotus

    1.0012.00 *

    Substrate studied and tested by Diflora for optimal growth of Cephalotus follicularis composed of 30% pumice, 30% quartz and 40% peat.

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  • Kiryuzuna (2-5mm)Kiryuzuna (2-5mm)

    Kiryuzuna (2-5mm)

    3.0032.51 *

    Kiryuzuna: Japanese zeolite from volcanic gravel. pH 6.5-6.8, ideal for acid-loving plants. Collected, dried, heated, and pulverized.

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  • Substrate for Cephalotus (premium)Substrate for Cephalotus (premium)

    Substrate for Cephalotus (premium)

    1.0011.09 *

    Substrate for Cephalotus (premium) is studied and tested by Diflora for optimal growth of Cephalotus follicularis. Seramis, pumice, perlite,quartz, peat.

  • Pine bark (5-15 mm)Pine bark (5-15 mm)

    Pine bark

    1.5016.01 *

    Pine bark in substrates is very useful for aerating the substrate; it is used for growing Nepenthes, Brocchinia and Catopsis.

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  • BasacoteBasacote

    Basacote (6M)

    2.0012.00 *

    Basacote (6M): Granular fertilizer, slow release rate, low in macro and microelements content. Suitable for use with certain types of carnivores.

  • Liquid Fertilizer Made from Algae and Yeast Extract

    Liquid fertilizer made from algae and yeast extract

    5.5010.00 *

    Algaren Twin is an algae-based liquid fertilizer that stimulates plant growth. It improves roots, flowering, soil health and stress resistance.

  • AgriperliteAgriperlite

    Agriperlite

    2.757.70 *

    Agriperlite increases soil aeration for carnivorous plants. Mixed with sphagnum peat, it is an inert, expands 20 times and is microbiologically safe.

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  • VermiculiteVermiculite

    Vermiculite

    2.0021.70 *

    Vermiculite is the ideal substrate for pinguiculae growth. Lightweight, eco-friendly, high porosity, water retention and thermal insulation properties.

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  • Ketotsuchi

    Ketotsuchi

    8.2099.61 *

    Ketotsuchi is a versatile Japanese humic/clayey growing medium, essential for bonsai and various plant arrangements like for the aquarium.

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  • Pumice (2-4 mm)Pumice (2-4 mm)

    Pumice (2-4 mm)

    0.505.50 *

    Pumice (2-4 mm) is a porous rock, suitable for growing carnivorous plants that like a moist but aerated substrate. Pumice it is not an inert.

  • Trichoderma hyperconcentrate powderTrichoderma hyperconcentrate powder

    Trichoderma hyperconcentrate powder

    1.91 *

    Trichoderma hyperconcentrate powder enhances plant health by preventing abiotic stress. Contains beneficial microorganisms. Suitable for various plants.

  • BasacoteBasacote

    Basacote (3M)

    2.0012.00 *

    Basacote (3M): Granular fertilizer, slow release rate, low in macro and microelements content. Suitable for use with certain types of carnivores.

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  • Zeolite (0,7-2mm)Zeolite (0,7-2mm)

    Zeolite (0,7-2mm)

    1.5016.30 *

    Zeolite is a mineral substrate mainly used for the cultivation of Pinguicula and other plants wich tolerate mineral soils.

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  • BasacoteBasacote

    Basacote (12M)

    2.0012.00 *

    Basacote (12M): Granular fertilizer, slow release rate, low in macro and microelements content. Suitable for use with certain types of carnivores.

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  • Silica sand (0,5-3 mm quartzite)Silica sand (0,5-3 mm quartzite)

    Silica sand (0,5-3 mm quartzite)

    2.6428.60 *

    Silica sand is a substrate used in mixes with other substrates, for the cultivation of Pinguiculae, tuberous and petiolate sundews and others.

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  • Substrate for PinguiculaSubstrate for Pinguicula

    Substrate for Pinguicula

    1.008.50 *

    Substrate studied and tested by Diflora for optimal growth of Pinguicula, composed of 50% pumice, 30% lapilli and 20% peat.

  • Mineral substrate for DroseraMineral substrate for Drosera

    Mineral substrate for Drosera

    1.5015.70 *

    Substrate studied and tested by Diflora for optimal cultivation of all sundew species growing on mineral soils, composed of 40% peat, 20% quartz, 20% lapilli, and 20% kanuma.

  • Heliamphora minorHeliamphora minor

    Heliamphora minor

    6.00 *

    Heliamphora minor, a carnivorous plant from Venezuelan Tepui, thrives in tropical highland conditions, but adapts well to most crops.

  • Pinguicula sp. TolatongoPinguicula sp. Tolatongo

    Pinguicula sp. Tolatongo

    7.00 *

    Pinguicula sp. Tolatongo: Mexican and tropical small, purplish plant with folded white-tipped lobes. Ideal for beginners. Prostrate shape.

  • Blonde Sphagnum Peat Moss (Estonian Peat Moss)Blonde Sphagnum Peat Moss (Estonian Peat Moss)

    Blonde Sphagnum peat moss (Estonian peat moss)

    0.404.30 *

    Blonde Sphagnum Peat is the substrate par excellence, used for growing our carnivorous plants, usually mixed 50/50 with perlite.

  • Blond Sphagnum Peat & Perlite mix (50/50)

    Blond peat of Sphagnum moss & perlite mix (50/50)

    2.867.92 *

    Blond peat of sphagnum moss and perlite, mixed to 50%. The classic appropriate mix to make many carnivorous plant grow at their best, prepared by our staff.

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  • Dionaea muscipula "Kim Il Sung"Dionaea muscipula "Kim Il Sung"

    Dionaea muscipula “Kim Il Sung”

    15.00 *

    Dionaea muscipula “Kim Il Sung”: Unique, aggressive form. Striking, distinctive appearance with irregular teeth and wavy forms. A must-have for fans!

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  • Dionaea muscipula AlienDionaea muscipula Alien

    Dionaea muscipula ‘Alien’

    10.0012.00 *

    Dionaea muscipula ‘Alien’ is a giant prostrate plant with elongated, bean-shaped, and arched traps. One of the most notable features of this cultivar’s traps is their dentition, which vaguely resembles the teeth of a monster or an alien. The “teeth” of the traps are often fused together at the base, creating a jagged and irregular appearance.

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  • Drosera rotundifoliaDrosera rotundifolia

    Drosera rotundifolia

    7.00 *

    Drosera rotundifolia is easy to grow; it has green leaves, the trap is green but if it is exposed to full sun it turns slightly red.

  • Pinguicula laueana crimson flowerLaueana crimson flower

    Pinguicula laueana (Crimson Flower)

    12.00 *

    Pinguicula laueana (Crimson Flower): Tropical carnivorous plant, dark green leaves, stunning red flowers. Great for beginners.

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  • AgriperliteAgriperlite

    Agriperlite

    2.757.70 *

    Agriperlite increases soil aeration for carnivorous plants. Mixed with sphagnum peat, it is an inert, expands 20 times and is microbiologically safe.

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  • Dionaea muscipula AR WerewolfDionaea muscipula AR Werewolf

    Dionaea muscipula “AR Werewolf”

    18.00 *

    “Dionaea AR Werewolf”: upright clone with dark red color, narrow petiole, and stubby-toothed traps. Wavy and irregular. Striking yellow-orange leaf edge.

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