Nepenthes 'Alata' | Pitcher Carnivorous Plant

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W e love it for its intriguing appearance. We can find its insect traps at the end of its long green leaves. The trap is formed from a leaf which as it grows flattens and swells to form a magnificent urn. A carnivorous plant with several qualities. Indeed, the majority of carnivorous plants require special attention. However, Nepenthes does not need a dormant period, nor does it need to be watered with demineralized water.

Non-toxic to animals.

  • Family: Nepenthaceae
  • Origin: Philippines.
  • Watering:
    • Keep the potting soil slightly moist at all times.
  • Ambient humidity: Moderate.
  • Type of potting soil: Very light and well draining.
  • Brightness: Moderate.
    • Orientation: West, east or 1 m from a south window.
  • Rapid growth.
  • Temperature: Warm.
    • Between 18ᵒC and 35ᵒC.

Pot diameter: 8 cm and 10 cm (Hanging).

Cultivated in Quebec.

Like nature, each plant is unique. Natural items are all different and may contain irregularities.