Nepenthes spectabilis x ventricosa BE 3745


BE 3745

Description from Borneo Exotics:

Nepenthes spectabilis x ventricosa is a easy to grow being vigorous and quite temperature tolerant. This is an ideal beginners plant; produces pitcher’s readily! Nepenthes spectabilis x ventricosa is a tremendously vigorous hybrid and is highly spectacular due to the Nepenthes spectabilis patronage. The female parent is BE’s unique  giant Nepenthes spectabilis

Plants are in 4 inch pots and potted in long fiber sphagnum moss and perlite.

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Nepenthes spectabilis x ventricosa BE 3745

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 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.

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