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

House Plant
£39.99 £34.99

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.

Lighting: Nepenthes plants generally prefer bright, indirect sunlight. Some direct morning or late afternoon sunlight can be beneficial, but intense midday sunlight should be avoided to prevent leaf and pitcher burn.

Watering: The soil should be kept consistently moist but not waterlogged. Distilled water, rainwater, or reverse osmosis water is recommended to avoid the accumulation of minerals harmful to Nepenthes. Allow the topsoil to dry out slightly between waterings.

Humidity: High humidity levels, around 60-80%, are ideal for Nepenthes. This can be achieved through regular misting, using a humidifier, or placing the plant's pot on a tray filled with water and pebbles to increase ambient humidity.

Temperature: Daytime temperatures of 21°C to 29°C (70°F to 85°F) with cooler nights are suitable for many Nepenthes. Some species and hybrids have specific highland or lowland preferences that dictate their temperature tolerance.

Soil: A well-draining, acidic potting mix is crucial. A mixture of sphagnum moss, perlite, and/or orchid bark often works well. Avoid using standard potting soil, as it can contain added nutrients and minerals not suited for carnivorous plants.

Feeding: Nepenthes are carnivorous and derive nutrients from trapping insects in their pitchers. While not necessary, you can supplement their diet with small insects if they are not catching enough on their own. Avoid overfeeding, as it can harm the plant.

Repotting: Consider repotting every 1-2 years to refresh the soil and accommodate growth. Spring or early summer is the best time for repotting.

Pest and Disease Management: Be vigilant for pests such as aphids, spider mites, and scale insects. Treat infestations with insecticidal soap or neem oil. Good cultural practices, like ensuring proper drainage and avoiding overwatering, help prevent fungal diseases.

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Our custom made boxes are perfect for transporting your new plants straight from our Yorkshire tropical nursery direct to your door. We use a next day DHL service as standard, allowing plants to be delivered as fast as possible.

Check out our YouTube video to see exactly how we pack for safe delivery.

  • 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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