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

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Limited supply. Only 1 per customer.
Price: $149.95
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Stock Status: In Stock
Item Number:: 36312

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.

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.

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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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5 of 5 Nice large healthy plant March 16, 2020
Reviewer: Gerry from Paradise, United States  

Well packed arrived in perfect shape

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5 of 5 Amazing Nepenthes March 16, 2020
Reviewer: Pablo from Sacramento California  
I ordered a Nepenthes x Peter D’Amato and I just have to say I am more than happy with my purchase, they have amazing quality plants and they do an amazing job packaging the plants. When I received my plant it was big and healthy, it had a pitcher about to open. My plant is thriving and still has that amazing pitcher that was opening when I first got it and it’s growing new pitchers as well. I definitely recommend buying from Sarracenia Northwest, I have always been more than happy with my purchases from them.

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5 of 5 Excellent plant! January 7, 2020
Reviewer: Graham from Knoxville, TN United States  
Plant arrived safe, secure, and warm, as always. It is growing like crazy and I can't wait to see how it turns out.

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5 of 5 Amazing October 31, 2019
Reviewer: Mark Tetreault from Galveston, TX United States  
Absolutely thrilled with my order from SNW. The prices is unbelievable for what you receive. Could not be more happy. Mine came with one fully developed pitcher and a second not too far behind. Once in my grow setup it quickly popped that second pitcher and hasn't stopped since. Looking forward to ordering again

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