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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Nepenthes singalana x hamata cultivation and pictures

By Brian / March 11, 2016

Nepenthes singalana x hamata Asian Pitcher Plant Hybrid Altitude: Highland, Man-made hybrid Nepenthes singalana x hamata is a hybrid that I obtained through Borneo Exotics. I have two clones and they are very similar but there seems to be some minor variation between them in color, peristome teeth and the pitcher shape. I was able to […]


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 […]


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 […]