This is a seed grown Nepenthes lowii x boschiana. It's a tropical pitcher plant hybrid from Exotica Plants in Australia. Exotica Plants is the world leader in Nepenthes hybridization and Redleaf Exotics is USA's exclusive distributer for their plants! With over 30 years breeding experience, they choose the best traits which yield the most beautiful hybrids and species cultivars in cultivation. Wether your a novice or serious collector, Exotica Plants Nepenthes are a must have! Add one 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. Tho Nepenthes were once 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 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 primary hybrid that’s not only vigorous but produces huge pitchers with big gaping mouths! Imported from Exotica Plants in Australia.
Exact plant as seen in the images. The main image shows the parents used. 4+ 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.