Nepenthes reinwardtiana

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Nepenthes reinwardtiana

Ease to Grow: Easy.
Dormancy: No.
Native Range: Sumatra Lowlands through Highlands.
Zones: 11-13 (9-15).

Nepenthes reinwardtiana, is a medium size, easy to grow carnivorous tropical pitcher plant with large, 6+" purple to red pitcher and a deeply toothed peristome. Attractive even when young. Traps are hour glass shaped with oval hoods, and a wide mouth.  It has characteristic "eye spots" on the inside of the body tube. It grows in the open or shade, among shrubs and trees. It does well in a window. It is quite good at catching large insects, such as: stink bugs, wasps and yellow jackets. It can be grown outdoors in the warm weather with a minimal transition period. It is a great in a terrarium, and as a houseplant or in the greenhouse.

Height: 18+".
Plant Type: Perennial, tropical.
Soil: Live Sphagnum Moss or Nepenthes Mix.
Light: Bright indirect indoors, full to parltial sun outdoors.
Use: Great house plant for the sunroom or does well in the greenhouse.

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