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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 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 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 lingulata cultivation and pictures

By Brian / March 11, 2016

Nepenthes lingulata Asian Pitcher plant species: Barisan Mountains, Sumatra, Indonesia Altitude: 1700-2100 meters above sea level (~5580-6890 feet) Nepenthes lingulata is a recently discovered species found for the first time in 2004 and described in 2006. It is most closely related to Nepenthes izumiae, but the namesake tongue makes them easy to tell apart. Up until very […]

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Nepenthes singalana cultivation and pictures

By Brian / March 10, 2016

Nepenthes singalana “Mt. Belirang” and “Mt. Tujuh” Pitcher plant species: Sumatra, Indonesia Altitude: 2000-2900 meters above sea-level (~6560-9510 feet) Nepenthes singalana is one of the Sumatran toothy species of pitcher plant that is found on the island of Sumatra in south-east Asia. This is species is cloesly related to Nepenthes diatas and spathulata. I have two […]