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

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Nepenthes 'Loes' appears to be a less commonly referenced or potentially misidentified Nepenthes hybrid or cultivar, as there's limited specific information available under that name in widely recognized horticultural or carnivorous plant resources up to my last update. It's possible that 'Loes' could be a rare, specific hybrid or a variation of a more commonly known Nepenthes, sometimes happening with misspellings or regional names not widely documented.

Given this context and considering the general care for Nepenthes hybrids and species, we can offer a foundational care guide that would likely support the growth and health of a Nepenthes plant labeled as 'Loes', adapting to the needs as you observe the plant's response over time.

General Care Guide for Nepenthes

Lighting: Bright, indirect light is preferred. Some direct morning or late afternoon sun can be beneficial, but intense midday sunlight should be avoided to prevent damage to the leaves and pitchers. An east-facing window or a location with filtered sunlight is often ideal.

Watering: The soil should be kept consistently moist, but not waterlogged. Use distilled, rain, or reverse osmosis water to avoid mineral build-up harmful to Nepenthes. Let the top layer of soil dry slightly between waterings.

Humidity: High humidity levels (60-80%) are crucial for Nepenthes, reflecting their native tropical habitat. Increase humidity with a humidifier, regular misting, or by placing the pot on a tray filled with water and pebbles, ensuring the pot is not sitting in water.

Temperature: Daytime temperatures of 21°C to 29°C (70°F to 85°F) with cooler nighttime temperatures are preferred. Protect Nepenthes from cold drafts and temperatures below 15°C (59°F).

Soil: A well-draining, acidic potting mix is essential. A mixture of sphagnum moss and perlite or a specialized carnivorous plant mix is suitable. Avoid regular potting soils and those with added fertilizers.

Feeding: Nepenthes are carnivorous, obtaining nutrients from trapped insects. Indoor plants can be occasionally fed with small insects or a diluted carnivorous plant fertilizer if they're not capturing enough prey naturally. Avoid overfeeding to prevent pitcher loss.

Repotting: Repotting is generally needed every 1-2 years to refresh the medium and accommodate growth. Do this in spring or early summer, choosing a pot slightly larger than the current one.

Pest and Disease Management: Inspect regularly for pests such as aphids, spider mites, and scale insects. Treat infestations early with suitable insecticides or neem oil. Good drainage and avoiding over-watering are key to preventing root rot and other fungal diseases.

Without specific details on Nepenthes 'Loes', this care guide provides a starting point based on general Nepenthes requirements. Observing your plant's growth and adjusting care as needed will help ensure its health and vitality. If 'Loes' is a specific or rare hybrid, seeking advice from specialized carnivorous plant societies or forums may provide more targeted care instructions.

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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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