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Heliamphora heterodoxa x minor
Heliamphora heterodoxa x minor [Med]

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Item Number:: 31011

General Description
As a native to the mountaintops of Venezuela, Heliamphora prefers full to partial sunlight and mild daytime temperatures (65° to 80°F). This is one of the few carnivorous plants in which we recommend growing it under strong fluorescent lights with stable conditions rather than in a windowsill. This will help your plant grow those beautiful spoons that ornate their pitchers. Overall, Heliamphora is a hardy plant, though it grows very, very slowly, which probably contributes to its mystique. If you're a patient grower, you will certainly enjoy growing a Heliamphora.

Heliamphora heterodoxa x minor
Though Heliamphora is generally regarded as a plant for the experienced grower, this hybrid is the easiest of the bunch. Adult specimens will produce pitchers 4-8 inches tall. The pitchers have a distinct flare with a red margin and reddish hue in the upper interior. Look for flowers in late winter and early spring.
Plants You Receive
All plants were propagated on-site from select mother plants in our collection. Your plant will be shipped potted in a 4-inch pot with mature pitchers.

We are here to help you succeed!
We ensure your success by offering only well-established Heliamphora. When we divide adult plants, we nurture each division until we the plant displays new growth. With some plants, this can take several months! As always, every plant you purchase comes with a 30-day guarantee from the time of shipping.

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Natural Habitat
Parent plants are native to the mountains of Venezuela.

Type of Plant
Tropical plant for indoor growing.

Size of Adult Plants
Leaves may reach 8 inches.

This is one of the few plants in which we recommend growing under strong fluorescent lights rather than in a windowsill. This is necessary to achieve the optimal lighting without overheating the plant.

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.

Day Temperature
70° - 85°F.

Night Temperature
60° - 70°F. Tolerant of cooler nights, but not at all necessary.

Average Rating: Average Rating: 4.5 of 5 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 5 Write a review »

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Halieamphora heterodoxa x minor March 23, 2017
Reviewer: Margot Becktell from Grand Junction , CO United States  
This little guy arrived nicely packed and in excellent shape and has been growing steadily since its arrival.

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5 of 5 Heliamphora July 18, 2016
Reviewer: brooks thorup from lakeport, CA United States  
As usual plant was just amazing.  Already has new pitchers starting.  Just a beautiful plant, very happy with the way it arrived and the quality.  Thanks again

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5 of 5 Heliamphora heterodoxa x minor June 8, 2016
Reviewer: Thomas Kelley from Topeka, KS United States  
Really looks great. it is nice doing business with you and I look forward to future purchases.

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2 of 5 Order June 6, 2016
Reviewer: Amanda Beumel from St.louis, MO United States  
Its a nice plant but there is some cracks in some of the pitchers is that normal about four of them I haven't had a chance to ask this but to me it shouldn't look like that.I would appreciate if you could touch base on this problem thanks

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5 of 5 The New Heliamphora January 25, 2016
Reviewer: Danny Roberts from Williamstown, NJ United States  
The new addition to our terrarium was a better holiday gift than I could have expected. He avoided looking at the bank account, but I figured he must have known it was a new carnivore because I was weather panicked. I'm glad I did go with this option, because just three weeks later - his heliamphora nutans just suddenly deteriorated on us (every other specimen seems undisturbed and show no signs of stress or concern, which sux considering nutans was almost a year old =/ ). I'm glad he had this one to distract him while his other lil guy refused to recover.
so yea, awesome buy and great shipping and such. thanks guys.

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