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Nepenthes ventricosa
Nepenthes ventricosa


 
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Price: $24.95
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Stock Status: In Stock
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
All plants were propagated via tissue culture and are well-established.

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.

Average Rating: Average Rating: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 40 Write a review »

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5 of 5 Nepenthes ventricosa July 28, 2020
Reviewer: Max Krutchen from Birmingham, AL United States  
Got the small one and it came in a lot bigger than I was thinking with a few pitchers. Has acclimated well and is growing like a beast!

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5 of 5 Arrived in excellent condition. Beautiful plants. July 12, 2020
Reviewer: Colleen Nielson from Sedro-Woolley , WA United States  
Impressed with the condition they arrived in and the quality of the plant. Still in looks great.

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5 of 5 Amazing July 8, 2020
Reviewer: Gregory Blakemore from Portland, OR United States  
Excellent Sellers. The plants arrived healthy, in great  shape, and very carefully packaged!

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5 of 5 Great little pitcher plant. April 8, 2020
Reviewer: Thomas Wilson from Cottage Grove, OR United States  
This is my first pitcher plant and it is growing very nicely along with putting new pitchers out.

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5 of 5 Beautiful little pitchers April 6, 2020
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Perkasie, PA United States  
This plant is growing and beginning to get pitchers.  Sarracenia is awesome!

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