N. spectabilis (Bandahara x Sibuatan)

Nepenthes spectabilis redleaf Exotics

N. spectabilis (Bandahara x Sibuatan)


Seed grown. This plant does best under intermediate/highland conditions. The plant in secondary photos is the exact plant you will receive. We ship this plant potted.


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Nepenthes spectabilis (Bandahara x Sibuatan) is a horticultural species grex from Christian Klein. Nepenthes spectabilis is a species of pitcher plant to Sumatra, where it’s found at elevations of between 1400 and 2200 meters.The plants are know for their striking pitchers heavily covered in speckles and stripes.

This plant prefers Intermediate/highland conditions.  It should be kept between 74-83F during the day with nights between 55-63F.  Nepenthes can acclimate to lower humidity levels, although the best results will be seen with a relative humidity around 80%. Bright, indirect light and pure 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. 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 indoors between 60 and85 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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