30 - 40cm Nepenthes Diana in Hanging Pot Monkey Jars 14cm Pot House Plant

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Nepenthes 'Diana' is a cultivated hybrid of Nepenthes, known for its large and attractive pitchers and ease of care, similar to other Nepenthes hybrids. However, without specific information about the parentage of 'Diana', it's challenging to provide detailed care instructions tailored precisely to this hybrid. The name suggests it was selected for its distinctive qualities, possibly large or uniquely colored pitchers. Given the general robustness and adaptability of Nepenthes hybrids, 'Diana' is likely to share common care needs with other members of its genus, making it suitable for a range of growers, from beginners to experts.

General Care Guide for Nepenthes 'Diana'

Lighting: Provide bright, indirect light. Many Nepenthes hybrids can tolerate some direct sunlight, especially in the morning or late afternoon, but it's essential to protect them from the harsh midday sun to avoid damaging the foliage and pitchers.

Watering: The soil should be kept evenly moist but not waterlogged. Use rainwater, distilled water, or reverse osmosis water to avoid the accumulation of minerals that can harm the plant. Allowing the top layer of the soil to dry out slightly before watering again can help prevent root rot.

Humidity: High humidity, typically between 60% and 80%, is beneficial for the growth and development of pitchers. You can increase humidity around the plant by misting regularly, using a humidifier, or placing the plant's pot on a tray filled with water and pebbles.

Temperature: Nepenthes 'Diana' is likely to thrive in a temperature range similar to other hybrids, preferring daytime temperatures of 21°C to 29°C (70°F to 85°F) and cooler nights. Some Nepenthes hybrids are more tolerant of temperature variations, so 'Diana' might also possess some degree of adaptability.

Soil: Use a well-draining mix designed for carnivorous plants, typically a blend of sphagnum moss, perlite, and sometimes pine bark. Avoid using standard potting soil or any mix that contains fertilizers or minerals.

Feeding: Nepenthes are carnivorous and derive nutrients from trapping insects in their pitchers. Indoors, where insect capture might be limited, you can occasionally supplement with a small, live insect or a specially formulated carnivorous plant fertilizer applied sparingly.

Repotting: Repot every 1-2 years to refresh the growing medium and accommodate the plant's growth. Choose a pot only slightly larger than the current one to avoid excessively damp soil, which can lead to root issues.

Pest and Disease Management: Watch for pests such as aphids, spider mites, and scale insects. Treat any infestations with insecticidal soap or neem oil. Good practices, such as ensuring proper drainage and avoiding over-watering, will help prevent fungal diseases.

Without specific details on 'Diana', this care guide provides a foundational approach to caring for Nepenthes hybrids. If 'Diana' has particular characteristics or requirements due to its parentage, adjusting care to accommodate those needs will ensure the best growth and pitcher production.

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  • Plants are supplied in plastic nursery pots unless stated in the product title.

  • Plants are not for consumption unless stated as edible.

  • Plant heights can fluctuate +/- 10%.

  • Our plants are kept at our tropical nursery in Yorkshire where we maintain an average temperature of 18c.

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