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Tropical pitcher plant 'Nepenthes sanguinea' 'L'

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Nepenthes sanguinea 'L'
The name of this plant derives from the blood-red pitchers that form at the end of its leaves. The pitcher cups can grow up to 30 centimetres. Nepenthes sanguinea can cope with varying conditions and is therefore relatively easy to cultivate. The plants supplied by Araflora are botanical species that come in a variety of sizes.
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Nepenthes sanguinea 'L'
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Plant type
carnivorous
Place
indoor
Light
no direct sun
Light
full light
Watering
high
Properties
botanical

Product info

Nepenthes sanguinea is a large and vigorous species of pitcher plant, native to peninsular Malaysia and southernmost Thailand. It can grow to a height of several metres if it is allowed to form lianas – the climbing vines found throughout tropical rainforests. If not it will grow in the form of a rosette. The pitchers of Nepenthes sanguinea are a deep red colour. When it blooms, Nepenthes sanguinea produces clusters of yellowish brown flowers that may appear all year round.
Height:
14 cm
14 cm
Width:
14 cm
14 cm
Flower colour:
Yellow/brown
yellow/brown
Flower period:
All year
all year
Temperature winter:
10°C
10°C
Product type:
Plant
plant
Plant type:
Carnivorous
carnivorous
Growth habit:
Normal
normal
Growth rate:
Normal
normal
Properties:
Botanical
botanical
Araflora info:
Discount
discount
Natural habitat:
South-East Asia
South-East Asia
Altitude range:
100-1500,
100-1500,
 

Plant care

Nepenthes sanguinea likes a great deal of sunlight, but not direct sunlight or it will become dehydrated. The best temperature to cultivate this species is between 15 and 25 degrees Celsius, certainly no lower than 10 degrees Celsius or higher than 30 degrees. It should be watered regularly with rainwater or distilled water, sprayed with water at regular intervals and kept in an environment with a high level of humidity. The best growing medium is neutral to slightly acidic peat. No additional feeding in the form of plant food is required.
Care:
Easy
easy
Place:
Indoor
indoor
Light:
No direct sun
no direct sun
Light:
Full light
full light
Watering:
High
high
Watering tips:
Free draining mixture
free draining mixture
Water spraying:
Water spraying
water spraying
Maintenance:
Can be pruned
can be pruned
Air circulation:
Normal
normal
Air humidity at day:
60-100%
60-100%
Air humidity at night:
80-100%
80-100%
Day temperature:
20°C
20°C
Night temperature:
10°C
10°C
Temperature max:
30°C
30°C
Temperature min:
10°C
10°C
Fertilize:
None
none
Artificial light height:
10-40cm
10-40cm
Soil type:
Peat
peat
Repotting:
After 2 years
after 2 years
 

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