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Pitcher plant

Nepenthes maxima

Also known as

Monkey cup

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

5m

Max

3m

Min

Flowering

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Pitcher plant Overview

A climbing or scrambling, carnivorous plant from Indonesia to New Guinea. Bears heart-shaped leaves and pitcher-shaped, green streaked red flowers.

Common problems with Pitcher plant

How to propagate Pitcher plant

Cuttings

Propagate from seeds in the spring or from stem cuttings in spring or summer.

Seed

Other uses of Pitcher plant

Carnivorous