D’Amato Peter

The bible for those interested in growing carnivorous plants. This new edition is fully revised to include the latest developments and discoveries in the carnivorous plant world, making it the most accurate and up to date book of its kind. Beautiful, unusual, and surprisingly easy to grow, flesh-eating plants thrive everywhere from windowsills to outdoor container gardens, in a wide variety of climates. This book is the most comprehensive guide to these fascinating oddities, gloriously illustrated with more than 200 colour photographs. Includes all the basics, from watering and feeding, to modern advances in artificial lighting, soil, and fertilisers. Detailed descriptions of hundreds of plants, including many of the incredible new species that have been recently discovered and hybridized. Cultivation and propagation information for all the plant families: pitcher plants, Venus flytraps, sundews, rainbow plants, bladderworts, and many other peculiar plants.

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Ten Speed Press, July 2013.   374 pages, paperback, colour photographs.

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Weight 890 g