Pitcher plant, Nepenthes alata (hanging basket)- Plant

Nepenthes, commonly known as the Hanging or Asian Pitcher Plants. Hanging appearance of this plant boost the garden beauty.
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1Pitcher plant, Nepenthes alata (hanging basket)- Plant
27.1 inch (18 cm) Corsica No. 18 Hanging Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Pitcher plant

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.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Pitcher plant, pitfall trap plant
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 3 feet
Flower Colour Green to Maroon
Bloom Time April to June (Depends on the climate)
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • 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.

    Pitcher plant 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
    Watering Moderately
    Soil Sandy loam soil
    Temperature 20 to 30 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.

    Pitcher plant uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • It is used as an ornamental plant

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Pitcher plant?

    Pitcher plant is commonly known as Pitcher plant, pitfall trap plant

    How tall do Pitcher plant grow?

    On average Pitcher plant grows Up to 3 feet

    What color are Pitcher plant?

    A Pitcher plant plant bears flowers of color Green to Maroon

    When Pitcher plant blooms?

    With enough light, Pitcher plant may produce Green to Maroon flowers in April to June (Depends on the climate)

    How hard is Pitcher plant to grow?

    A Pitcher plant is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Pitcher plant need?

    A Pitcher plant prefers Partial sunlight

    How much water does a Pitcher plant need?

    A Pitcher plant prefers watering Moderately

    What kind of soil does a Pitcher plant need?

    A Pitcher plant prefers Sandy loam soil

    What temperature does a Pitcher plant like?

    A Pitcher plant prefers 20 to 30 degrees C

    How often should I fertilize my Pitcher plant?

    To encourage Pitcher plant growth, Apply any organic fertilizer.


    Tuesday, 28 January 2020

    I really like ur live plants and wish to order more in future

    Brajesh Sharma

    Monday, 25 November 2019

    It s lovely. The plant was carefully packed and seems to be genuine plant. I m happy with my purchase.

    Arun Pathak

    Wednesday, 13 November 2019

    What are other names of this plant?

    Archana Damle

    Tuesday, 12 November 2019

    Excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though

    bothan kumar

    Thursday, 07 November 2019

    Is the item durable?

    Rohit Chaturvedi

    Wednesday, 06 November 2019

    Absolutely superb in every way

    Garima Vats

    Sunday, 03 November 2019

    Brilliant stuff, highly recommended.

    Aarti Dalvi

    Tuesday, 29 October 2019

    Nice plant and vase. As well. I like it


    Friday, 25 October 2019

    Pot seems to be really small. DO I have to shift the plan to the bigger pot as it starts growing in a few months?

    Sarthak Markam

    Thursday, 17 October 2019

    Exactly what I wanted and couldn t locate in any of our local shops! Thanks


    Sunday, 06 October 2019

    Got the plant in excellent shape. Looks great!

    James Tiburcio

    Wednesday, 02 October 2019

    Wow nice plants in good condition delivered..?

    Rhodopsin Senthil

    Sunday, 01 July 2018

    Excellent proctus collection

    Pawan Gupta

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    Love how cute the plant is..

    Madhu Gupta

    Wednesday, 27 June 2018

    Very nice plant but price is ok

    Joshi Prisy

    Friday, 08 June 2018

    Very nice plants...looking so beautiful..thanku nurserylive?

    Jaganmohan Endla

    Monday, 28 May 2018

    ?How many years will it live?


    Thursday, 24 May 2018

    perfect gift for your office and home.

    Bhawna setia

    Saturday, 19 May 2018

    Tried my self 90% germination rate.Go for it

    Kuldeep Bishnoi

    Wednesday, 16 May 2018

    Good quality they all grow nicely?

    Neeraj Patki

    Wednesday, 16 May 2018

    can you supply marble or terracotta rectangular pot?

    Vejay Mitun V J

    Thursday, 10 May 2018

    I really like ur live plants and wish to order more in future

    Roopam Shahi

    Wednesday, 06 December 2017

    A perfect house plant.

    Gaurav Narwania

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