This is a seed grown Nepenthes boschiana x veitchii (M). It's tropical pitcher plant hybrid from Exotica Plants in Australia. Exotica is the world leader in Nepenthes hybridization. Redleaf Exotics is USA's exclusive distributer for their plants! With over 30 years breeding experience, they choose the best traits for breeding. They supply us with the most beautiful hybrids and species cultivars in cultivation. Wether your a novice or serious collector, Exotica Plants Nepenthes are a must have! Add this Nepenthes boschiana x veitchii (M) to your collection and you'll see why! Check back often for the latest Nepenthes for sale.
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 adapt to cultivation quite well and the hobby is growing quickly. In fact, most tropical pitcher plants 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!
This is a great hybrid for beginners with exceptional parents. Most are showing strong growth and peristomes ranging from bronze to red with stripes. The veitchii influence will become more apparent as they mature.
The main image shows a mature variant at Exotica Plants. Exact plant as seen in the secondary images. 7+ inches in diameter. Shipped with roots carefully wrapped in sphagnum. Seed grown.
This plant prefers intermediate conditions. It should be kept between 78-84F in the day and would benefit from nights in the 60’s. 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 pure water.