Nepenthes N. treubiana x bicalcarata is a tropical pitcher plant hybrid from Exotica Plants in Australia. Exotica Plants is the world leader in Nepenthes hybridization and Redleaf Exotics is their exclusive distributer. With over 30 years breeding experience, they have produced the most beautiful hybrids and species cultivars in cultivation. If you're a novice or serious collector, Exotica Plants Nepenthes are a must have! Add this Nepenthes treubiana x bicalcarata to your collection and you'll see why! Check back often for our latest Nepenthes availability.
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!
Nepenthes treubiana x bicalcarata was created by EP a few years back and the pitchers range in shades from orange through deep red. They do produce fangs, just not as prominent as pure bical. If you can’t find a bical, this should hold you over for now:) Very vigorous!
Exact plant as seen in the images. 5+ inches in diameter. Shipped potted. Seed grown.