With it's red highlights and broad features on long, cascading tendrils, Nepenthes talangensis x ventricosa looks almost like a smaller version of Nepenthes rajah.
Pitchers are adorably tubby and very brightly colored in a deep red splotching. The incredible berry-red peristome is moderately flared and slightly scalloped, with prominent ridges. Larger traps on this plant are around 5 inches tall, and just a little over half as wide. Long, wiry tendrils and narrow green leaves are a great contrast to the gorgeous, hefty pitchers.
Plants You Receive
Your plant will be shipped potted in a 4-inch pot. All plants are established rooted cuttings that were propagated on-site from proven mother plants in our collection.
The second photo is representative of the plants for sale. 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 4-6 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.