Nepenthes ramispina x reinwardtiana

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Nepenthes ramispina x reinwardtiana

Ease to Grow: Easy.
Dormancy: No.
Native Range: Peninsular Malaysia Highlands.
Zones: 11-12 (9-14).

Nepenthes ramispina x reinwardtiana, is a medium size, fast growing carnivorous tropical pitcher plant with numerous, long, slender purplish black pitchers with contrasting lime green interiors. They are very beautiful. The lower pitchers show the best, with their narrow graceful curves and showy wings. The upper pitchers have a similar shape and the purple color, but they are tinted green. It is quite adaptable, growing in the open or shade, among grasses and shrubs. It is heat and cold tolerant, and prefers well drained soil. It does well in a window. It is quite good at catching large insects, such as: stink bugs, wasps and yellow jackets.  It is a great house plant, that can be grown outdoors in the warm weather with a minimal transition period. It is a good Nepenthes for beginners.

Plants are shipped bare-root, wrapped in damp sphagnum moss. Photographs are representative of species, and not the specific plant shipped.

Height: 18+".
Plant Type: Perennial, tropical.
Soil: Live Sphagnum Moss or Nepenthes Mix.
Light: Bright indirect light indoors, full to partial sun outdoors.
Use: Great house plant for the sunroom, window sill, terrarium, or greenhouse.

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