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Heliamphora heterodoxa
Heliamphora heterodoxa


 
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Price: $49.95
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General Description
 
As a native to the mountaintops of Venezuela, Heliamphora prefers full to partial sunlight and mild daytime temperatures (65° to 80°F). It will tolerate hotter conditions, but protect from scorching afternoon sun. During summer, you may see slower growth, but the plant will pick up again when the temperatures moderates. Constant high humidity isn't necessary. At our nursery, we've seen this plant acclimate to relative humidity below 40%.

Compared to other carnivorous plants, Heliamphora grows very slowly, which probably contributes to its mystique. If you're a patient grower, you will undoubtedly enjoy growing this rare and stunning plant.

Heliamphora heterodoxa
Adult specimens will produce pitchers 4-8 inches tall. The pitchers have a red margin and a slightly pointed spoon (or hood).

Plants You Receive
All plants were propagated on-site from select mother plants in our collection in February 2017. Your plant will be shipped potted in a 4-inch pot with mature pitchers. Some minor pitcher discoloration may be present as a result of insect decomposition. Second, third, and fourth photos are representative of the batch for sale.

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.

Please watch the monthly video podcast for examples of how your plant may look at this time of the year and important growing tips for the season.

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.

Sunlight
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.

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
70° - 85°F.

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

Average Rating: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 3 Write a review »

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Amazing July 23, 2018
Reviewer: Jami Young from USA, TX United States  
The size of the plant exceeded my expectations. It arrived in perfect condition and It's growing beautifuly.

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Heliamphora heterodoxa June 25, 2018
Reviewer: Erik Gold from Sonora , CA United States  
This plant arrived in fantastic health and out on 2 new pitchers within a month of receiving. The sun pitcher continues to do well in my warm house, I look forward to growing more from Sarracenia Northwest.

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Perfect Sun Pitcher December 21, 2014
Reviewer: John Blancett from Denver, CO United States  
Arrived in perfect shape. Just what was expected rom SNW

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