Black Knight is a cultivar of Nepenthes ventricosa x ramispina, produced by the fine folks at Exotica Plants. It's a very robust grower that produces long vines and very dark pitchers. The plant acclimates well to household conditions. Lots of sunlight is required to achieve the characteristic dark pitchers.
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.
Photos are for descriptive purposes only. 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.