Nepenthes x Peter D'Amato

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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 bulbously 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!
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Plants You Receive

• Established rooted cutting from select mother plants.
• Acclimated for windowsill growing.
• Shipped in a 4-inch pot and meticulously packaged.
• 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 is representative of the batch for sale.

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.  Nighttime drop of 10°-15° is recommended but not necessary.  Always protect from frost.

Care info will be provided.


  • 5
    Nepenthes Peter D Amato

    Posted by Michael Aguirre on May 20, 2021

    We received an extremely healthy plant. Good size and packaged beautifully

  • 5
    Excellent packaging!

    Posted by Vfozzie on May 8, 2021

    Plant arrived in excellent condition (as usual) and is thriving on my windowsill.

  • 5

    Posted by Terry Johnson on May 7, 2021

    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.

  • 5
    Arrived in perfect condition

    Posted by Gabriel Haddad on May 6, 2021

    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?

  • 5
    Nice big cutting of a legendary cross!!

    Posted by Tim K. on May 5, 2021

    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!!

  • 5
    Will be buying again!

    Posted by Douglas on May 5, 2021

    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!

  • 5

    Posted by Max on May 5, 2021

    Came in perfect, has been settling in nicely and is about to throw up its first pitchers with me.

  • 5
    Peter D'Amato cutting

    Posted by Cicamorte on April 22, 2021

    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.