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Nepenthes x wrigleyana
Nepenthes x wrigleyana
 
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General Description
 
Nepenthes x wrigleyana is one of the Victorian hybrids that has been replicated by many growers over the years. The actual parentage is Nepenthes mirabilis x (rafflesiana x ampullaria). We acquired our clone from Sam Estes of Leilani Hapu'u Nursery in Hawaii. The pitchers are very colorful - reddish hues with dark red mottling. The wings on front of the pitcher are from Nepenthes rafflesiana. The thick peristome is from Nepenthes amullaria. Despite its lowland parents, this plant grows amazingly well in our highland greenhouse. It vines readily throughout the year, though it produces pitchers only during the summer when it's warm and bright. Otherwise, it makes a fantastic houseplant.

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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Natural Habitat
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 inches.

Sunlight
Partial sun. A south window with a few hours of direct sun is best.

Water
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.

Soil
Use 1 part dried sphagnum moss and 1 part perlite. Avoid fertilizers, regular garden soil, and compost.

Day Temperature
75° - 85°F.

Night Temperature
60° - 70°F.

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Review March 19, 2017
Reviewer: Joel Santana from Stockton, CA United States  
The plants came in great shape, no problems with shipping. Arrived fast, plant in very good medium.

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Excellence August 28, 2016
Reviewer: Kathy Gleason from Portland, OR United States  
The plant Nepenthes x wrigleyana arrived in very good condition.  Your care in making sure that each plant is encompassed with the proper packing material has always impressed me.  Both of the new arrivals a prospering  well. Thank you

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Perfect Tropical Pitcher February 22, 2015
Reviewer: John Blancett from Denver, CO United States  
A really nice pitcher packaged perfectly

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Love it!! February 15, 2015
Reviewer: Robbie McDougal from Lebanon , OR United States  
I couldn't be happier with wrigleyana. Since opening this BEAUTIFUL pitcher plant up out of its packaging I've been completely in love! It already has two new leaves!! I was originally nervous considering it is a lowland plant but, I'm not anymore! Obviously no pitchers but, it's color its fuzziness its whole character is totally perfect! I'm excited to see if I can get it to pitcher this summer.

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excellent nepenthes November 22, 2014
Reviewer: David Hamil from Grayslake, IL United States  
Arrived in great condition and started growing very fast right away. I have already had to find a bigger home for it.

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