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Pitcher plant, Nepenthes alata (hanging basket)- Plant

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Nepenthes, commonly known as the Hanging or Asian Pitcher Plants. Hanging appearance of this plant boost the garden beauty.
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Pitcher plant, Nepenthes alata (hanging basket) Plant
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7.1 inch Corsica No. 18 Hanging Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Pitcher plant, Nepenthes alata (hanging basket)

Plant height: 10 - 16 inches
Plant spread:

The pitcher is actually a swelling of the mid-vein in the leaf. Insects are attracted to this because of nectar secretions and coloration. The slippery rim (peristome) and inner walls of the pitcher encourage insects to fall into the digestive fluid at the bottom of the trap.

Common name(s): Pitcher plant, pitfall trap plant
Flower colours: Green to Maroon
Bloom time: April to June (Depends on the climate)
Max reachable height: Up to 3 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and care

Use potting media as coarse soil, coco peat, and perlite. Keep the environment humid and the soil moist but don't let the plants stand constantly in water.

Sunlight: Partial sunlight
Soil: Sandy loam soil
Water: Moderately
Temperature: 20 to 30 degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer.

Caring for Pitcher plant

  • Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
  • Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am.
  • You should remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector.
  • You should prune and fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season.
  • When a plant grows beyond its limit and pot size not providing enough space
  • Keep the potting media moist.
  • Do not water on the plant part.
  • Apply fertilizer in small quantity.

Typical uses of Pitcher plant

Special features:

Ornamental use: It is used as an ornamental plant.

References

  • http://www.pitcherplant.com/care_sheets/nepenthes_care.html
  • https://www.growcarnivorousplants.com/Articles.asp?ID=266
  • http://www.pitcherplant.com/care_sheets/nepenthes_care.html

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4 / 5 Pawan Gupta 01 July 2018
Excellent proctus collection
5 / 5 Madhu Gupta 28 June 2018
Love how cute the plant is..
5 / 5 Joshi Prisy 27 June 2018
Very nice plant but price is ok
4 / 5 Jaganmohan Endla 08 June 2018
Very nice plants...looking so beautiful..thanku nurserylive?
5 / 5 Sridhar 28 May 2018
?How many years will it live?

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