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Nepenthes x Peter D'Amato
Nepenthes x Peter D'Amato


 
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Price: $149.95
Sale Price: $124.95
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Item Number:: 36312
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General Description
 
Named after the acclaimed carnivorous plant grower and author Peter D'Amato, this simple hybrid of Nepenthes lowii and N. ventricosa is an absolute showstopper. Fantastically, it grows perfectly as a houseplant! After acclimating to its new home, 'Peter D'Amato' can produce pitchers that last up to 6 months!

Lower pitchers are stout and squat, so red they're almost black, with bristles under the lid and a ridged peristome. But the upper pitchers are where things take a freakish turn.

Its upper pitchers are absolutely alien. They're rigid things, gourd-like, and colorful. A narrow, toothy peristome forms a precipitous place for insects to crawl - the interior of the trap is glossy red, slippery and tightened to a corseted, waist-like a funnel, ballooning again into a fat "abdomen", from which the tendril connects. The whole trap is a startling shade of bloody-berry-red, with yellow-green highlights. Even for a carnivorous plant, 'Peter D'Amato' is pretty wild.

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 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.

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5 of 5 Sarracenia Northwest: The Gold Standard July 2, 2020
Reviewer: Thomas Carter from Evans, GA United States  
I have purchased lots of carnivorous plants from Sarracenia Northwest.  They are always of robust, superior quality and always arrive impeccably packaged and in perfect condition.  This gives them a huge head start when compared with the weak and stressed plants I have received from other places. Other vendors don't come close to the quality and packaging of these folks, who obviously take great pride in their work. They are the gold standard in carnivorous plant sales.

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5 of 5 Fantastic! June 26, 2020
Reviewer: KC  
I received a beautiful huge N. x PDA!  Packaged extremely well, no damage from shipping. Great plant, thanks guys!

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5 of 5 N x PDA May 20, 2020
Reviewer: Kyle Obrien from Coopersburg , PA United States  
Great sized rooted cutting! PackEd professionally and arrived quickly. 5 stars.

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5 of 5 May 11, 2020
Reviewer: Ed Powers from Haines City, FL United States  
Top notch all around!

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5 of 5 Great order March 22, 2020
Reviewer: Plant man from CA United States  
Love the order

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