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Nepenthes sanguinea
Nepenthes sanguinea


 
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General Description
 
Nepenthes sanguinea is an excellent plant for the first-time grower, and is easily one of the most colorful Nepenthes available. Traps are splotched in a fantastic assortment of oranges, yellows, and reds, with only a little bit of green. It can remain compact for many years, which makes it a great candidate for any sunny windowsill. Large, established plants can be quite impressive, with older plants growing traps 9 inches tall! With good lighting, its firm waxy leaves will develop an attractive reddish-bronze hue.
Plants You Receive
Your plant will be shipped in a 4-inch pot with the proper growing medium. Pitchers are typically 1-2 inches, but as the plant matures, it will grow pitchers up to 6 inches within the first year of growth.

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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 7-9 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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Fascinating May 21, 2019
Reviewer: Beth Gray from Ada, OH United States  
I've enjoyed watching new 'pots' develop from the leaves.

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As expected, EXCELLENT!!! April 28, 2019
Reviewer: Reuben Rosenberg from Harrisburg, PA United States  
My Nepenthes sanguinea arrived in excellent condition, and even came with three pitchers! Although it is dwelling indoors for now, it has already feasted on a bunch of ants, and another two pitchers have formed.  Extremely happy with my purchase, again!

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Traps April 14, 2019
Reviewer: Larry DeFever from Sunset, SC United States  
Healthy eating pant arrived with one trap and has produced 3 more already

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Absolutely stunning April 8, 2019
Reviewer: Jeff Ascencio from seaside, CA United States  
It surpassed my expectations definitely needed this very beautiful

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Lovely little plant February 28, 2019
Reviewer: Anonymous Person  
Shipped safely and arrived in great condition even though it was midwinter.  As a bonus, there were already a couple small pitchers on the vine. I thought I'd have to wait for them to grow, but they were already grown and healthy!

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