We love it for its intriguing look. 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 beautiful pitcher. The Gaya variety bears variegated, almost tiger colored pitchers. A carnivorous plant with several qualities. Indeed, the majority of carnivorous plants require special attention. However, the Nepenthes does not need a period of dormancy, nor to be watered with demineralised water.
- Family: Nepenthaceae
- Origin: Philippines.
- Keep the soil slightly moist at all times.
- Ambient humidity: Moderate.
- Soil type: Very light and well-draining.
- Brightness: Moderate.
- Orientation: West, East or 1 m from a south window.
- Rapid growth.
- Temperature: Hot.
- Between 18ᵒC and 35ᵒC.
Diameter of the pot: 8 cm.
Grown in Quebec.
Like nature, each plant is unique. Natural articles are all different and may contain irregularities.
The decorative pot is not included.