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Named after the acclaimed carnivorous plant grower and author Peter D'Amato, this simple hybrid of Nepenthes ventricosa and N. lowii is an absolute showstopper. Lower pitchers are stout and squat, so red they're almost black, with bristles under the lid and a ridged peristome. The upper pitchers are not as darkly colored as the lower pitchers when they first open, but they are very rigid and gourd-like. The interior is glossy red and slippery. The entire pitcher is shaped bulbous-shaped with a tight waist. This plant grows perfectly as a houseplant. After acclimating to its new home, 'Peter D'Amato' can produce pitchers that last up to 6 months!
Type of Plant: Tropical pitcher plant for indoor growing.
Pitcher Size: Up to 8 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
• Established rooted cutting, which may produce lower or upper pitchers.
• 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 established cuttings ready for new homes. Pitchers may or may not be present at the time of shipping.
Plant seems healthy, but hasnt produced any pinchers.
Plant arrived healthy and continued growing immediately. Highly recommend buying from SNW!
Perfectly packaged and much larger plant than I expected. It’s a happy and healthy fella growing in a window. I have bought many plants from Sarracenia Northwest and they have all been perfect.
We received an extremely healthy plant. Good size and packaged beautifully
Plant arrived in excellent condition (as usual) and is thriving on my windowsill.
I got this plant about a month ago. It's doing so well, and has already grown a pitcher that's about to open up. The plant arrived in perfect condition. You all take such great care in packing them for shipping.
I lobe your plants so much. Every single one ive bought arrives super healthy and are now growing tremendously good. So excited to see this variants beautiful pitchers, Will you guys ever sell the Nepenthes with fangs on the lid?
The rooted cutting that I ordered came in perfect condition, as Jacob says "as if it came right out of the SNW greenhouse." It didn't have any ptichers (as expected) but it was clearly rooted and well-established. The PDA cutting seamlessly transitioned to it's new envoironment in my greenhouse and started pushing new growth a couple of weeks later. I can't wait to see this legendary hybrid start to put out pitchers. I highly recommend SNW Nepenthes cuttings to any collector looking to pick up well-established cuttings of some amazing species and hybrids!!
Super large rooted cutting that has been already established, reasonably priced. Came in nicely packaged and pest free. I would definitely buy from Sarracenia Northwest again. Thank you so much for the great service!
Came in perfect, has been settling in nicely and is about to throw up its first pitchers with me.
Awesome cutting, huge leaf spawn, and it came in great condition; there was care in the packaging and I would recommend Sarracenia Nortwest, they are awesome.
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.