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

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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 'Rebecca Soper' is a well-regarded hybrid known for its striking appearance and ease of care, making it a popular choice among carnivorous plant enthusiasts. It results from the cross between Nepenthes ventricosa and Nepenthes talangensis, combining the robust growth and ease of care of N. ventricosa with the unique coloration and pitcher shape of N. talangensis. The hybrid is named after Rebecca Soper, a notable figure in the carnivorous plant community.

General Care Guide for Nepenthes 'Rebecca Soper'

Lighting: Bright, indirect light is ideal for Nepenthes 'Rebecca Soper'. It can tolerate some direct sunlight, especially in the morning or late afternoon, but it's crucial to protect it from the harsh midday sun to avoid leaf and pitcher burn. A location that receives filtered sunlight, such as near an east or west-facing window, is often perfect.

Watering: The soil should be kept evenly moist but not waterlogged. Use distilled water, rainwater, or reverse osmosis water to avoid mineral buildup harmful to the plant. Allow the top inch of soil to dry slightly before watering again to prevent root rot.

Humidity: High humidity levels, typically between 60% and 80%, are beneficial for pitcher development and overall health. 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 enjoys daytime temperatures of 21°C to 29°C (70°F to 85°F) and cooler nights. Nepenthes 'Rebecca Soper' 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, which can contain fertilizers and minerals not suitable for Nepenthes.

Feeding: Nepenthes are carnivorous, primarily obtaining 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 to prevent 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 'Rebecca Soper' is known for its adaptability and ease of care, making it an attractive option for those new to carnivorous plants. With its vivid coloration and intriguing pitcher shape, it provides both a decorative and conversational element 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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