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Nepenthes izumiae cultivation notes and care guide

By Brian / July 15, 2016

Nepenthes izumiae in cultivation Asian Pitcher plant species: Sumatra, Indonesia Altitude: 1700-1900 (5577-6234 feet) meters above sea level Nepenthes izumiae is one of my favorite species because of its dark colored pitchers and wicked toothy peristome. I currently have 4 different individual N. izumiae, one is from Borneo Exotics that I got from California Carnivores, a seed grown originally […]

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Nepenthes truncata Cultivation and photos

By Brian / May 19, 2016

Nepenthes truncata Highland/Intermediate/Lowland Pitcher plant species: Mindanao, Philippines Altitude: 0-1500 meters above sea-level (0-4920 feet)   Nepenthes truncata in named for its “truncate” (heart shaped) leaves. The leaves, ease of growth and its giant pitchers make N. truncata a very popular plant in botanical collections N. truncata has been a great beginner windowsill plant, because of its thick leaves it […]

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Nepenthes glabrata cultivation notes and care guide

By Brian / May 18, 2016

Nepenthes glabrata in cultivation Asian Pitcher plant species: Sulawesi, Indonesia Elevation: 1600-2100  meters above sea level(~5249-6890 feet)   Nepenthes glabrata is a small growing species found on the island on Sumatra in Indonesia. This species is highly regarded for its small, terrarium friendly size and its beautiful painted pitchers. Nepenthes glabrata is from high elevation in mossy cloud forest and […]

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Nepenthes glandulifera x platychila Cultivation and care notes

By Brian / April 25, 2016

Nepenthes glandulifera x platychila  Asian Pitchers plant hybrids: Borneo Exotics Hybrid BE-3661  Highland: Hybrid of one easy highland and and intermediate   Nepenthes glandulifera x platychila , is a new hybrid from Borneo Exotics. Seems to have become available  late 2015 or early 2016 depending on which nursery imported it. Both Nepenthes glandulifera and platychila are used in […]

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Nepenthes robcantleyi Cultivation and Care Notes

By Brian / April 11, 2016

Nepenthes robcantleyi Originally sold as “Nepenthes black truncata” Pitcher plant species: Mindanao, Philippines Altitude: 1800 meters above sea-level (~5900 feet) Nepenthes robcantleyi has been extremely easy to care for since I received it from Predatory Plants as a small seedling. It pitchers on every leaf with no problems and regularly dries out completely without any ill effect. I […]

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Nepenthes glandulifera x robcantleyi

By Brian / April 9, 2016

Nepenthes glandulifera x robcantleyi Asian Pitchers plant hybrids: Borneo Exotics Hybrid BE-3662  Highland: Hybrid of one easy highland and an intermediate   Nepenthes glandulifera x robcantleyi, is a newer hybrid from Borneo Exotics. Seems to have come onto the market, late in 2015 through early 2016 depending on when the nursery imported it. I have seen glandulifera and […]

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Nepenthes hamata cultivation notes and care guide

By Brian / March 21, 2016

Nepenthes hamata in cultivation Asian Pitcher plant species: Sulawesi, Indonesia Altitude: 1400-2500 (4590-8200 feet) meters above sea level Nepenthes hamata is one of the most desirable and iconic of all nepenthes. Although it has been described for over 30 years, the shear demand and relative difficulty in cultivation has kept this as a collectors plant and very expensive. I […]

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Nepenthes robcantleyi x hamata cultivation and pictures

By Brian / March 18, 2016

Nepenthes robcantleyi x hamata aka “Robmata” aka “Robham” Asian Pitchers plant hybrids: Borneo Exotics Hybrid BE-3621  Highland: Hybrid of two highland nepenthes species Nepenthes robcantleyi x hamata is a hybrid released by Borneo exotics in Sri Lanka. I got my bigger clone from California Carnivores around December 2014, and it has grown quite a bit in the last 15 […]

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Nepenthes glabrata x aristolochioides cultivation and pictures

By Brian / March 12, 2016

Nepenthes glabrata x aristolochioides Asian Pitcher plant hybrid: Borneo Exotics BE-  Highland-Ultra: Hybrid of one highland and one ultra-highland parent. Nepenthes glabrata x aristolochioides is a great hybrid from Borne Exotics and really got the best of both parents. It seems to get the great painted color that N. glabrata is known for and the tubby […]

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