Pitcher Plant
Nepenthes
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously very moist
Fertilizer suggestions Use Orchid fertilizer (e.g. N4-P6-K6).
Mist requirements Mist every 2 days
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 4.5 - 6.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

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Names

Other common names Monkey Cup
Family Nepenthaceae

Characteristics

Growth form subshrub
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • red-purple
  • yellow
Leaf color
  • green
  • purple
  • red-purple