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Deroose Alata is an excellent plant for the beginner. It's 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 be 6 inches tall. This plant also grows quicker than other types of Nepenthes. You can end up with a long vine in just a few months, which makes this plant 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.
Type of Plant: Tropical pitcher plant for indoor growing.
Pitcher Size: Up to 6 inches.
Sunlight: Bright filtered to partial sun.
Water: Low-mineral water (50 ppm or less).
Soil: Equal parts dried sphagnum moss and perlite only.
Temperatures: Above 70°F during the day; 55°-70°F during the night. Always protect from frost.
PLANT YOU RECEIVE
• Juvenile vine, approximately 6 inches tall.
• Acclimated for windowsill growing.
• Shipped in a 4-inch pot. Care instructions are included.
The first photo is descriptive of the mother plant in our collection. The last photo shows plants ready for new homes. Pitchers may or may not be present at the time of shipping.
Shipped fast. Packed well. Growing at a decent rate. I'm satisfied, so far.
Fabulous condition even though the Priority Mail took a week.
Added this one to my collection my third pitcher plant. Can wait to see this grow bigger. Arrives in excellent condition
amazing plant I love it
The mailman worried me because he accidentally left my package in a neighbors box. Lucky my neighbor brought it over to me. I quickly opened it to see 2 pitchers hanging beautifully. A little scuffed cause im sure the kid holding it wasn't holding it carefully. But she is still thriving. As much as i hate the fruit flies in my kitchen she loves em. She's a beautiful plant to add to my collection.
Healthy plant with vigorous growth. A little stretchy.
This Nepenthes is so beautiful and lush. It was bigger than I expected, and arrived very safely packaged. Watching the new pitchers develop has been amazing. Iâ€™m in awe of this plant!
My plant arrived quickly. It was well packed. The plant was a nice size. Very, very pleased!
Plant arrived in good time and in good condition, actually bigger than I expected. Two pitchers were about 4" tall, one other was beginning to form, and a few weeks later is about 2" tall. They're being kept on a bay windowsill, in an aquarium tank with some transparent plastic wrapping, which helps keep the humidity over 60%. I give it any house flies I can snag, as well as an occasional meal worm. Good job!!
Came in much larger than expected,what a nice surprise! Throwing leaves and pitchers like nobody's business!
Our pitcher plant arrived in great condition, with two pitchers still intact. One died off, but as we learned from the very helpful information included that's normal. It's been healthy and growing quickly -- just a month later it has 2 new and fully grown pitchers and another well underway!