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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 […]


How Long Do Orchids Live?

By Brian / January 13, 2016

How long Do Orchids Live? Some growers have orchids that have lived for 30-50 years! With proper care and attention orchids are near immortal. That is one of the great thing about growing these and other slow growing plants! Because they can live so long, and most people don’t start collections until later on many of […]

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