This clone of Nepenthes spectaiblis x ventricosa was selected from a batch of seed-grown plants originally produced by Borneo Exotics. We kept this particular plant for ourselves because it exhibited heftier and more dramatic pitchers than its siblings. The pitchers have reddish brown specks against a yellow-cream background, and the peristome is boldly striped.
We dubbed this plant Victor because it made a cameo appearance in our video, Victor Flytrap.
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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Parent plants are native to the tropical rainforest of Southeast Asia.
Type of Plant
Tropical plant for indoor growing. Always protect from frost.
Size of Adult Plants
Pitchers can reach 6-8 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.
75° - 85°F.
60° - 70°F.