If you like red plants, Falcon is the plant for you. Its pitchers are bright red. When grown in very sunny conditions, its leaves develop a beautiful hue of maroon. Yes, this plant can take quite a bit of sunlight and grows vigorously in a very sunny south or west window.
Falcon was bred by Leilani Nepenthes Nursery. The actual parentage is Nepenthes alata x (albomarginata x veitchii).
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.
Photos are for descriptive purposes. The last two photos are representative of plants for sale. Plants will require time to acclimate to your household conditions before it will produce pitchers.
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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.