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Nepenthes ventricosa
Nepenthes ventricosa
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Price: $19.95
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Item Number:: 36172

General Description
This species is known for its short, tubby pitchers. There are several forms of this species; this particular form produces solid red pitchers as it matures.

Grow this plant in a south or west window. Keep the soil moist at all times. No terrarium is required.
Plants You Receive
Your plant will be shipped potted in a 4-inch pot. 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.

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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.

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.

Day Temperature
75° - 85°F.

Night Temperature
60° - 70°F.

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

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Nice May 10, 2017
Reviewer: Travis  
Perfectly packaged, arrived in excellent health and immediately resumed healthy growth in my home's conditions

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Best plant so far January 1, 2017
Reviewer: jorge lazaro from vancouver, WA United States  
I loves this plant it has very good pitchers and is bright in cooler

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  0 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
Mostly good November 6, 2016
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Cherry Hill, NJ United States  
The plant was packaged very well and arrived in good shape, with several pitchers fully grown already.  One pitcher was damaged during transportation (which is perfectly understandable). Soon after I unpacked the plant, a rot set in that required me to amputate 2 leaves, but I don't know if that was the seller's fault, and the plant made a full recovery.  The plant is still growing nicely to this day.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
excellent quality October 17, 2016
Reviewer: Andrew Dalton from Bartlesville, OK United States  
This plant arrived in excellent condition (aside from one broken leaf, which is almost impossible to avoid). After a month in my terrarium, the plant has grown large enough to be transferred to a larger pot.

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Plants condition as received October 16, 2016
Reviewer: Richard Reising from Columbia Station, OH United States  
Plant arrived in excellent shape. Ever happy with my order.

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