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Nepenthes List!

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Nepenthes, i consider this plants a true carnivorous plant, these plants are the largest in the carnivorous plant family. some have been reported to eat baby monkeys, these vine-like plants can literally climb over fences, trees, and almost anything. Nepenthes plants climb on small trees/bushes, which causes the tree/bush to dehydrate; This is a very beautiful and exotic plant   popular:N.ventricosa: intermediate , does not need nights below 60F , easy to grow, found in the Philippines. the pitchers can grow to be 6" tall. top temp: can take up to 100F is hardend off well.This is an excellent plant for first time growers, it is very adaptive and will make great pets in almost every home.   http://www.cascadecarnivores.com/popup_image.php?pID=103   N. deroose alata: also a easy grower, intermediate,does not need nights below 60F, humidity:intermediate.  http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3472/3820665117_ca0208edc2.jpg   N.rajah: highlander:needs nights below 60F, top temp 85F, humidity: high. The N.rajah has been reported to make the largest pitchers in the nepenthes family (about the size of a football or bigger), this plant is not recommended for first time growers.this plant is found in the island of Borneo   http://www.cascadecarnivores.com/gallery/nepenthes/rajah2.htm  N.hamata: ultra highlander: needs nights below 60F, top temp 85 , humidity: high, when seedlings they need humidity, they can be hardened off when they reach adult hood. pitchers can get up to 8". not recommended for fist time growers. this is a 'must have' by nep. growers its tooth petolite gives it that vicious look,  this plants natural habitat is in Island of Sulawesi, Indonesia.  http://www.cascadecarnivores.com/gallery/nepenthes/hamata2.htm   N.truncata:highlander, intermediate, lowland: depending on the variety: nights below 60F, top temp 90F can take higher if harden off well, humidity: intermediate, if hardened off can take lower. pitchers can reach the size of 40C in height or bigger. this is a easy plant to grow. image here  http://www.hartmeyer.de/Bilder_allgemein/N_truncata_neueKanne.JPG N.bicalcarta: lowlander: needs nights above 60 will stop growing if temp gets below that. humidity: high. natural habitat the island of Borneo. highest temp 95F. pitchers size:grow up to 25 cm high and 16 cm wide. this plant has amazing "fangs" that give it a vicious look botanists are still not sure why they have the "fangs" or what they are there for. this plant has a large root system and will grow better in large pots. this plant is not recommended for beginner growers. image here http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2330/2207468621_09be88b550.jpg N.rafflesiana: lowlander: likes nights above 60F will stop growing temporarily and get leave discoloration if below temp above ^. humidity: intermediate. traps rarely exceed 20 cm in height  although the giant form of N. rafflesiana is known produce pitchers up to 35 cm long and 15 cm wide.highest temp: well into the 80s and 90F  if hardened of well can take higher.the N.raff. is a well known nepenthes this plant is a easy grower but would do good in a terrarium with good lighting. image here http://www.michaelkevinsmith.com/images/n-rafflesiana-2.jpg  N. ampullaria:lowlander: likes nights above 60F. humidity: high can take a bit lower if hardened off well. adult trap size:pitchers are generally small, rarely exceeding 10 cm in height and 7 cm in width. highest temp:this plant is found in places were the N.bical is found so the same as bical it likes it hot. the N.ampullaria is found in Borneo in flat terrain in kerangas forest, peat swamp forest, and degraded swamp forest. image here http://www.hbs.ne.jp/home/s-yamada/ddd.jpg Now we go to "must have" by nepenthes collectors, enjoy N.ephippiata: highlander:likes nights below 60F. humidity: intermediate can take lower. adult trap size: 6" highest temp: 90F since this plant grows low it can take higher temps. the N.ephippiata is found in the island of borneo . the N.ephippiata is my favorite nepenthes, it is easy to grow and can be adapted easily. this plant has no known hybrids. it is still rare in cultivation. image here http://www.cascadecarnivores.com/gallery/nepenthes/ephippiata.htm N.hamata: ultra highlander: needs nights below 60F, top temp 80 but they wont like it, humidity: high, when seedlings they need humidity, they can be hardened off when they reach adult hood. pitchers can get up to 8". not recommended for fist time growers. this is a 'must have' by nep. growers its tooth petolite gives it that vicious look,  this plants natural habitat is in Island of Sulawesi, Indonesia. image here http://www.cascadecarnivores.com/gallery/nepenthes/hamata2.htm N.burbidgeae: highlander, likes nights below 60F. top temp 80-90 will do OK. humidity: intermediate. pitchers can get up to 25 cm high by 10 cm wide. difficulty: intermediate. this plant has beautiful pitchers.  Nepenthes burbidgeae is a highland plant native to Borneo. image here http://www.cascadecarnivores.com/popup_image.php?pID=73 Nepenthes dubia: highlander, need nights below 60F to grow well and form pitchers. highest temp: 85F can take higher if hardened off well. humidity: intermediate. Terrestrial pitchers are relatively small, reaching 5 cm in height and 3.5 cm in width . Upper pitchers are generally larger, growing to 8 cm in height and 4 cm in width.  not recommended for first time growers. this plant is very exotic it rarely produces lower pitchers its upper pitchers are just, awesome as you can see in this pic  http://www.cascadecarnivores.com/gallery/nepenthes/dubia.htm this plant is native to Sumatra. Nepenthes lowii (Trusmadi): highlander: needs nights below 60F to grow well and form pitchers. this to keep this plant in the min 80s can take temps to 90s. humidity: intermediate. this plant will do fine in the 80-lower 90s.  pitchers will get up to 7". this plant is easy but slow nepenthes to grow. this plant have very  interesting upper pitchers. this plant is native to Borneo. Nepenthes rajah:  highlander:needs nights below 60F, top temp 85F, humidity: high. The N.rajah has been reported to make the largest pitchers in the nepenthes family (about the size of a football or bigger), this plant is not recommended for first time growers.this plant is found in the island of Borneo   http://www.cascadecarnivores.com/gallery/nepenthes/rajah2.htm N.bicalcarta: lowlander: needs nights above 60 will stop growing if temp gets below that. humidity: high. natural habitat the island of Borneo. highest temp 95F. pitchers size:grow up to 25 cm high and 16 cm wide. this plant has amazing "fangs" that give it a vicious look botanists are still not sure why they have the "fangs" or what they are there for. this plant has a large root system and will grow better in large pots. this plant is not recommended for beginner growers. image here http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2330/2207468621_09be88b550.jpg   i am still not finished yet i will update this blog regularly. happy growing   Omar,    
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