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

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Delivery Time: Delivered within 1-2 working days. £6.99 for Unlimited Plants

These plants are kept in optimal conditions at their specialist growers until ordered. This means they take little longer to be delivered, but quality is assured. Please allow up to 7 days for these to be delivered.

Nepenthes 'Miranda' is a popular and widely cultivated hybrid in the Nepenthes genus, known for its large, colorful pitchers and ease of care, making it an excellent choice for both beginners and experienced growers. This hybrid is a cross between Nepenthes maxima and Nepenthes northiana, combining the best traits of both parent species to produce a vigorous plant with impressive pitcher size and a broad peristome (the lip of the pitcher) that is often striped or mottled.

General Care Guide for Nepenthes 'Miranda'

Lighting: Nepenthes 'Miranda' prefers bright, indirect light. It can tolerate some direct sunlight, especially during the morning or late afternoon, but protection from the harsh midday sun is crucial to avoid leaf burn. A spot that receives filtered sunlight, such as near an east or west-facing window, is ideal.

Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, but not waterlogged. It's important to use distilled water, rainwater, or reverse osmosis water, as tap water can contain minerals that may be harmful to the plant. Allow the topsoil to dry slightly between waterings to prevent root rot.

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

Temperature: This hybrid prefers daytime temperatures of 21°C to 29°C (70°F to 85°F) and cooler nights. Nepenthes 'Miranda' is somewhat tolerant of temperature fluctuations, making it a resilient choice for indoor cultivation.

Soil: Use a well-draining, acidic potting mix designed for carnivorous plants. A mixture often recommended is sphagnum moss and perlite. Avoid using regular potting soil, as it can contain fertilizers and minerals not suitable for Nepenthes.

Feeding: Nepenthes are carnivorous and primarily obtain nutrients from the insects they capture. Indoors, where insect capture might be limited, you can occasionally feed them with small insects. Overfeeding should be avoided, as this can lead to poor pitcher development.

Repotting: Repot every 1-2 years in spring or early summer to refresh the growing medium and accommodate growth. Be gentle with the roots, as they can be delicate.

Pest and Diseases: Keep an eye out for pests such as aphids, spider mites, and scale insects. Treat any infestations with insecticidal soap or neem oil. Proper drainage and avoiding over-watering are crucial to prevent root rot and other fungal diseases.

Nepenthes 'Miranda' is known for its adaptability and ease of care, making it an attractive option for those new to carnivorous plants. With its striking pitchers and robust growth, it can be a fascinating addition to any indoor plant collection.

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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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