Nepenthes x Ruby Alice

(3 reviews)

If you're familiar with Nepenthes x "Kohala" (a hybrid produced by Sam Estes of Leilani Nepenthes Nursery), you might recognize Ruby Alice. This plant is from the same seed batch as Kohala, but was selected as a unique clone.

The main features that set this plant apart from its sisters are its upper and intermediate pitchers. The upper pitchers are funnel-shaped and creamy yellow with shades of red. Dark red rims seem to help make this plant really stand out. The intermediate pitchers (first photo) are also funnel-shape, but retains some of the dark colors of the lower pitchers.

This plant can tolerate quite a bit of light. When the leaves develop a bronze hue, you know your plant is getting adequate sunlight.

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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  • 5
    Nepenthes cutting

    Posted by Mike on June 10, 2020

    Very large, lovely, and healthy rooted cutting - wonderful specimen. I’m very happy with the purchase!

  • 5

    Posted by Levi on January 5, 2020

  • 5
    N. Ruby Alice: Review

    Posted by Exotics-of-Wonderland on June 26, 2017

    The plant arrived in excellent condition and settlings in nicely. Definitely a highly recommended CP Nursery! I will be purchasing again in the future for sure!👍