A large pitchering highland species that grows well in intermediate conditions. The image shows the exact plant we are offering. 3+ inches.
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Nepenthes palawanensis EP seed grown
Nepenthes is native to Sultan Peak on the island of Palawan in the Philippines. It grows at elevations of 1100–1236 m above sea level. Recently discovered by Jehson Cervancia and Stewart McPherson in 2010.
This plant prefers highland conditions. It should be kept between 75-83F in the day and above 55-63F at night. Nepenthes can acclimate to lower humidity levels, although the best results will be seen with a relative humidity range between 75-80%. Bright, indirect light and distilled water.
Nepenthes are primarily native to Southeast Asia. There are roughly 180 species, with many recently discovered in the 20th century. They grow anywhere from hot, sticky jungles to chill mountain tops high above the clouds. Though Nepenthes are thought to be difficult to grow, this is far from the truth. Most plants have adapted to cultivation quite well and the hobby is growing quickly. In fact, most tropical pitcher plant species and hybrids will thrive between 60-85 degrees Fahrenheit. Check out our Nepenthes care tips here. For an in-depth look at different species and their temperature requirements take a look at this guide. Make sure to sign up for our Newsletter for blog updates and to be notified when we add more plants to our online shop!
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