10 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
Cutthroat Pitcher Plant Overview
This carnivorous perennial hybrid is commonly known as the cut throat plant due to it's distinct red throat blotch. Flowers emerge in spring that look like the main tuning slide of a trumpet giving rise to it's other common name or Yellow Trumpet flower. It's scent is faintly of cat urine acting as a lure for hungry insects.
Common problems with Cutthroat Pitcher Plant
Generally disease free but can be attacked Aphids, Mealy bugs, Scale insects and Tortrix moths.
How to harvest Cutthroat Pitcher Plant
Generally not harvested