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A picture of a Pitcher plant

Pitcher plant

Nepenthes ventrata

Also known as

Tropical pitcher plant

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

Pitcher plant Overview

These are evergreen, insectivorous mostly epiphytic perennials. they are about 70 species. the bear purple or brownish flowers which are borne in spikes.

Common problems with Pitcher plant

How to propagate Pitcher plant

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds in the spring or from stem cuttings in spring or summer.

Seed