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Nepenthes ventricosa x spectabilis
Nepenthes ventricosa x spectabilis


 
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Price: $29.95
Sale Price: $26.95
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Item Number:: 36322
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General Description
 
Thanks to its Nepenthes spectabilis parentage, the traps on this plant are among the most ornate in our collection! It's also very fast-growing. Thanks to N. ventricosa, it produces pitchers almost non-stop! Pitchers are fabulously colorful with dark red mottling and a broad, striped peristome. A gem that even seasoned Nepenthes collector's won't want to pass up!
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 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
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 6-8 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: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 3 Write a review »

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
 
Outstanding Customer Service January 22, 2019
Reviewer: Karlie Ligore from University Heights, OH United States  
I had an issue with the shipping being delayed and not getting my plants in time for Christmas to give to my sister. I was upset, for not only were they late, but they were in the box for 6 days! I wrote an email expressing my concern for the life of the plants as well as being upset about the shipping, since I said I needed them by a particular date and gave an advanced notice. However, Jacob responded to my email with his sympathy and professionalism. He reimbursed me for my purchase. I rarely complain about anything and this was not what I was looking for at all. I just wanted to make sure that it was known that the plants may not live to the 30 day guarantee. With this being said, with how they handled the situation, I would definitely purchase from this company again. They really care about their customers and the quality of their plants. Thank you so much. Also, my sister loves the pitcher plant and the drosera! :)

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A glorious plant January 4, 2019
Reviewer: Travis Hunt from White haven , PA United States  
Quite definitely one of my favorites. This one's another strong grower that didn't hesitate to settle into my garden and is already beginning to develop pitchers since arrival

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
 
Nepenthes ventricosa x spectabilis. April 2, 2017
Reviewer: Gary Walker from Maryville, TN United States  
The plant has grown two new leaves but concerned that no pitchers have developed yet.  The plant arrived well packaged and healthy.   Happy with your product.

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