Ease to Grow: Moderate
Native Range: Highlands of Borneo
Zones: 11-12 (9-14)
Nepenthes stenophylla, is a medium size, robust growing carnivorous tropical pitcher plant with large, 8+" yellow green pitchers, with dark red, nearly black, streaks and speckles. Traps are slender and almost cylindrical with narrow triangular hoods. Upper pitchers are long and funnel shaped, with pretty purple red streaks. It grows in the open or shade, among grasses and shrubs. It is heat tolerant and 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 as a houseplant or in the greenhouse.
Unless size specifies "potted", plants are shipped bare-root, wrapped in damp sphagnum moss unless size variant specifies "potted". Photographs are representative of species, and not the specific plant shipped.
Plant Type: Tropical, Highland
Soil: Live Sphagnum Moss or Nepenthes Mix
Light: Bright indirect indoors, full to partial sun outdoors
Use: Great house plant for the sunroom or does well in the greenhouse.