Heliamphora folliculata is native to Venezuela where it can be found growing on the Tepui Mountains, including Aparaman Tepui, Murosipan Tepui, Tereke Tepui, and Kamakeiwaran Tepui. It's one of the more unique species in the genus with its blunt pitcher mouths. Heliamphora folliculata turn deep red with good light!
Divisions from our seed-grown stock plant.
Heliamphora are mainly highland plants. They prefer cool days around 75/83F and nighttime drops near 55-60F for success. The plants handle warmer temperatures quite well given the humidity is very high. Because they require a lot of light, many growers have great success indoors with LED and T5 grow lights. Moist, bright, and good airflow is keThe image shows a sample of the divisions we are offering. 6+ inches in diameter. Seed-grown.
The genus Heliamphora is contains 23 or so species endemic to the Guiana Highlands of Venezuela. All species are endemic to isolated mountain ranges known as the Tepuis. These sandstone formations are also called the table mountains, and each one is isolated from the jungles below. The weather can be cold and rainy, but when the sun comes out the light is very strong.
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