Nepenthes glabra is noted for its attractive demure, mottled pitchers, long vine, and thin leaves. This plant prefers very mild daytime temperatures.
Plants You Receive
Your plant will be shipped potted in a 4-inch pot. All plants are established rooted cuttings and were propagated on-site from proven mother plants in our collection.
The last photo is representative of the plants for sale. Pitchers may or may not be present at the time of shipping.
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Native to the mountainous rainforest of Suluwesi, Indonesia.
Type of Plant
Tropical plant for indoor growing. Always protect from frost.
Size of Adult Plants
Pitchers can reach 4 inches.
Partial sun. A south window with a few hours of direct sun is best.
Use mineral-free water or water low in minerals (less than 50 parts per million). Keep the soil damp, but never waterlogged. Allow the water to drain through completely.
Use 1 part dried sphagnum moss and 1 part perlite. Avoid fertilizers, regular garden soil, and compost.
70° - 80°F.
60° - 70°F.
If you are new to growing tropical pitcher plants, watch
Grow Carnivorous Plants, Volume 3 for complete video instructions to help you become a successful grower.