Questions tagged [nepenthes]

Nepenthes is a genus of carnivorous plants which captures its prey using a pitfall trap. Nepenthes are commonly called tropical pitcher plants.

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Nepenthes pitcher cups rotting and turning black

I just feed one of the pitchers half a mealworm and in 2 days it looks like this. And it smells really bad. I don't understand what I did wrong.
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How long does it take for a Nepenthes vine to grow?

I am trying to grow (and hopefully breed) a nepenthes pitcher plant. In all the videos online I've seen people take cuttings from the nepenthes vines instead of the main stem. I was just curious how ...
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How should I care for my struggling Nepenthes Miranda?

I purchased a Nepenthes Miranda roughly over 6-7 months ago and for the first long while it was going super well. The leaves looked waxy and the pods grown were plentiful and large. It wasn't until ...
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Appearance of Traps on Nepenthes

I've had a Nepenthes (I believe Alata) for several years now. I have a question, probably because I have not been too observant: After a trap appears on a leaf and then subsequently dies off, will ...
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What happen after nepenthes has flower

I live in Thailand and have my pet plant Nepenthes growing. I'm still immature so the pitcher mostly dried out but still it grows a bunch of flowers. I don't know what will happen after that. Will ...
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How long do Nepenthes leaves last without traps?

My nepenthes ventricosa x mira has lost two of the four traps it had when it shipped in but the leaves are still living, kinda growing, and are healthy. But I am wondering how long they will last. ...
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Nepenthes “Lady Luck” Help

I was wondering if someone could help me with my Nepenthes 'Lady Luck' plant. I ordered it from a dealer off of Amazon a few months ago. I bought it because it was supposed to do well enough inside ...
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Why do my Nepenthes N. Ventricosa tendrils dry out, and the N. Alata do not?

I have 2 pitcher plants in a single pot. The N. Alata sprouted around July (totally accidental, thought it was just a new stem since my ventrata has been in a bending position ever since I got it ...
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Why are my pitcher plant's leaves turning brown on the ends?

We bought a Nepenthes pitcher plant 3 months ago. It is growing beautifully but not producing any new pitchers (it has two small ones from when we bought it). The new leaves that come out and grow ...
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Is it possible to grow nepenthes without a terrarium?

Is it possible or recommended to grow nepenthes outside of terrariums? Aren't nepenthes tropical plants needing constant high humidity?
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Nepenthes ice watering [closed]

I have read about watering orchids with ice which slowly releases water and doesn't over water and I figured watering my highland nepenthes with frozen distilled water would be a good idea and they ...