This Nepenthes is both easy to grow and very attractive. Mature pitchers can range from an orange/red color (similar to N. ventricosa) to a deep red/maroon color in higher light. An excellent pitcher plant for both beginners and casual collectors.
Light: Bright Indirect, Can tolerate evening and morning sun.
Water: Keep moist, Distilled/Ro/rain water for best results.
Soil: 4 parts long fibered sphagnum, 2 parts orchid bark 2 parts perlite or pumice.
Hardiness: Indoors. Can be grown outdoors in Florida, Hawaii or California Sunset Zone 24.
Type: Tropical Perennial
Feed with bugs, or once per month with ¼ strength indoor plant foliar feed, or once every 3 months with one pallet of low strength organic plant food per pitcher. Can be grown outdoors in Florida, Hawaii or coastal California.