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Nepenthes x Deroose Alata

SKU:
36212
$19.95 $16.95
(58 reviews)
Deroose Alata are often a person's first step into the wonderfully addictive world of Nepenthes. It's very easy to grow, and you really have to go out of your way to kill it. Pitchers are durable and beautifully pink-red. On larger plants, pitchers can get over 7 inches tall. Vines that Deroose Alata grows in full sun can eventually become a beautiful display for any windowsill - draping, climbing, and cascading vines of lovely, lance-shaped foliage with a prominent red midrib and tendril, festooned with pitchers. The speed at which it grows and the size it can get makes this one of the most rewarding carnivorous plants to grow. Many garden centers mistakenly label this plant as Nepenthes alata. However, it is actually a hybrid, Nepenthes alata x ventricosa.
Plant You Receive
• Established rooted cutting, which may produce lower or upper pitchers.
• Acclimated for windowsill growing.
• Shipped in a 4-inch pot. Care info is included.
Pitchers may or may not be present at the time of shipping.

The first photo is descriptive of the mother plant in our collection. The last photo shows established cuttings ready for new homes.
General Care
Type of Plant: Tropical pitcher plant for indoor growing.
Native Habitat: Rainforests of Southeast Asia.
Sunlight: Very bright filtered sunlight.
Water: Low-mineral water (50 ppm or less). Allow water to drain through.
Soil: Equal parts dried sphagnum moss and perlite. No garden soil, compost, or fertilizer.
Temperatures: Above 70°F during the day; 55°-70°F during the night. Always protect from frost.

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Reviews

  • 5
    Deroose Alata

    Posted by Jordan Griffin on September 28, 2022

    I received a beautiful, healthy plant. Packaged very securely, received quickly. Would definitely buy from this seller again.

  • 5
    Nepethes

    Posted by Rosalinda Retana on January 11, 2022

    Came well in the box and warm no complaints. I would love to visit your nursery this year.

  • 5
    Nepenthes

    Posted by Michael Carney on January 6, 2022

    I have never been disappointed with an order from Sarracenia Northwest. All of my plants have arrived in perfect health.

  • 5
    Another outstanding plant

    Posted by MAJ JIMMIE SCOTT on December 19, 2021

    Arrived quickly and now has two very red pictures and growing very quickly. Very healthy and full of color. Enjoy being able to access the care information on the website for a yearly care review of all my plants.

  • 5
    Nepenthes x Deroose Alata

    Posted by James Zimmerman on December 2, 2021

    It was in good shape and is growing already, had it a week now it will do great along side my Orchids.

  • 5
    Great plant

    Posted by Noah Ramshur on November 19, 2021

    Arrived early and in great condition! Has made several new leaves and pitchers in my windowsill. Favorite one so far!

  • 5
    Lovely Plant

    Posted by EDWIN CASTRO on February 14, 2021

    This is my first order from you and love the attention you give to the buyer. The Nephenthes is beautiful and is doing great. Thank you.

  • 5
    great

    Posted by Richard May on January 7, 2021

    great

  • 3
    So far so good.

    Posted by Gary R Crawford on December 30, 2020

    I'm a new owner first time. Plant seems happy

  • 3
    So far so good.

    Posted by Gary R Crawford on December 30, 2020

    I'm a new owner first time. Plant seems happy

  • 5
    Nepenthes Deroose Alata

    Posted by Goldberger Herb on December 18, 2020

    I absolutely LOVE the plant. It is doing well so far. I water only with rainwater, and have it situated on a shelf where it gets at least 4 hours a day of sun, and then I switch it to another shelf for some more sun light.I have several leaves where at the tips I can see the new pitchers developing. I also took your advice from your site, and bought the flourescent bulbs for plants, and they pick up the slack for cloudy days. I am anxiouis to see the pitchers grow in size. I have many orchids, but I am becoming more and more fascinated by these carnivorous plants. I read somewhere, that liquid fertilizer on the acid side, and diluted, can be added, What are your thoughts on this? I am geatly pleased, and impressed by the tremendous customer support that you fellas offer, and I hope to acquire more plants from you once the winter is gone. Stay safe, and thank you for your concern. Herb

  • 5
    My first

    Posted by David Roseberry on December 13, 2020

    Shipped fast. Packed well. Growing at a decent rate. I'm satisfied, so far.