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Nepenthes tenuis BE 4049

$119.00

Nepenthes tenuis BE 4049 is propagated from tip cuttings, they can be expected to go straight into producing upper pitchers similar to those shown in the photos here. Pitchers are much smaller than other Nepenthes. N. tenuis is a vigorous grower and a wonderful addition to your collection.

From a single clone, propagated from cuttings. Medium plants are potted in 4″ pots, with long fiber sphagnum moss and perlite.

3 in stock

Description

Nepenthes tenuis BE 4049

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.

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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