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Nepenthes ventricosa [SM]
Nepenthes ventricosa [SM]


 
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Price: $11.95
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Item Number:: 36171
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General Description
 
This species is known for its short, tubby pitchers, with wide, scalloped red peristomes. There are several forms of this species, but ours has solid red pitchers as it matures. Plants can remain compact for many seasons before reaching maturity.

Grow Nepenthes ventricosa in a south or west window, keeping the soil moist at all times. N. ventricosa loves bright, indirect light.
Plants You Receive
Your plant will be shipped in a 3-inch pot. All plants were propagated via tissue culture and are well-established. Last photo is representative of small plants in 3-inch pots for sale.

The last photo is representative of the plants for sale. Pitchers may or may not be present at the time of shipping.

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

Natural Habitat
Native to the mountainous rainforests of the Philippines.

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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5 of 5 Pleased with purchase January 13, 2020
Reviewer: Keith Coleman from Topeka, KS United States  
I ordered a N. ventricosa and received a nice plant of the size I like to start with. I thought I might receive a smaller plant, but, fortunately, I received a plant that is the perfect size.  As usual, the plant was packed for shipment in a careful manner, and even a heat pad was included. Thanks, guys.

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5 of 5 Great plants January 6, 2020
Reviewer: Larry DeFever from Sunset, SC United States  
The plants arrived solidly packed, moist, protected and happily growing.  I have ordered before and am completely satisfied.

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5 of 5 January 5, 2020
Reviewer: Angela Stevens from Pawtucket, RI United States  


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5 of 5 September 15, 2019
Reviewer: LAM from AMARILLO, TX United States  


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5 of 5 Nepenthes ventricosashipping and care instruction March 21, 2019
Reviewer: Elaine E McCarthy from Rockwood, ME United States  
This unique plant arrived in great shape.  Has been producing additional pouches regularly since I received it.  I'm very pleased with your handling in shipping and instructions for care.

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