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A classic carnivorous plant! They'll be happiest in medium to bright indirect light and will require higher humidity and warmer temperatures.
Pot size: 14cm
Please note you may not receive the exact plant pictured, but one of a similar size and condition.
|Medium to bright indirect light.||As much light as possible - winter sun is not as strong.
|Water when the top layer of soil has dried out.
||Cut back on watering in the winter months.
|Prefers warmer temperatures and higher humidity.||Try to keep away from draughts and central heating.
|Feed once a month or so in the growing season.||Do not feed in autumn or winter unless the plant is still actively growing.|
Common Name: Pitcher Plant, Monkey Jar
Scientific Name: Nepenthes
Origin: Southeast Asia
Toxic: Non-toxic to humans and animals.
Soil: Standard potting mix with peat moss or equivalent added for extra moisture retention.
Repotting: It's best to repot at the beginning of Spring about once every two years.
Propagation: These can be propagated via stem cuttings, just be sure that there is a node on the cutting you take.
Common problems: The moist conditions required by this plant can easily lead to fungal issues.
Care Tips: These plants can be a little sensitive to the chemicals and minerals in our tap water - if you can collect rain or any other kind of purified water they'll really appreciate it!
Fun Fact: In their native habitat, the water that collects in the pitchers is sometimes drunk by monkeys, hence the common name of Monkey jar!
Please note these are general guidelines based on our experience with these plants - care should be altered based on individual home environments.