Nepenthes ampullaria x campanulata BE 3840


First introduced Nov 2019 by Borneo Exotics. The female parent is a selected clone of Nepenthes ampullaria ‘Brunei Red’ formerly sold as CR-23 and with Collection ID 1235. The male parent is a typical form of Nepenthes campanulata with Collection ID 2193 selected from among those sold under BE-3044.

The most interesting hybrids are often those whose characteristics complement each other and that’s certainly the case with this cross. It’s also an easy grower and tolerant of a wide range of temperatures.

Random selection from very many clones out of microprop. Plants They are potted in a 4 inch pot, filled with long fiber sphagnum moss and perlite.

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Nepenthes ampullaria x campanulata BE 3840

Climate: Intermediate

Tropical Pitcher Plant (Nepenthes sp.) Care

  • Best to use only pure water – rainwater, distilled water or RO water. Be careful of bottled water as some contain salt which will kill your Tropical Pitcher plant
  • Keep a small amount of pure water in each trap. Mist plants regularly.
  • Keep soil moist; but well drained at all times. Do Not let your Nepenthes sit in water
  • Nepenthes like partial sunny location. They grow well on windowsills or under fluorescent lights in a terrarium.
  • Soil is mixture 3 parts long fiber sphagnum with 1 part perlite or 1 part fine orchid bark.
  • Fertilize Nepenthes with foliar fertilizer. ¼ tsp of Maxsea per gallon of water, 2 times a month
  • Nepenthes like to grow warm: above 50 degrees. Ideal is 65 to 80 degrees with high humidity.

Note: Pitchers will change in color and shape as they mature. Often there are also several different clones in our mix, so the pitchers may vary slightly for this reason as well.