Nepenthes spectabilis– Sibuyatan form BE 3177


This is a relatively compact and elegant form of the species. It’s a very prolific producer of pitchers, and benefits from being regularly cut back to produce numerous growing points. The pitchers are cylindrical and richly colored with black spots.
A classic and very striking species from northern Sumatra. There are a number of different forms, but all have beautifully striped pitchers with a colorful peristome.

Sibuatan assorted clones. Plants are potted in a 4 inch pot with long fiber sphagnum moss and perlite.

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Nepenthes spectabilis– Sibuyatan form BE 3177

Climate: Highland

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 pearlite 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.

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