Nepenthes x St. Gaya


Ease to Grow: Easy
Dormancy: No
Native Range: Parents from tropical Malaysia
Zones: 11-12 (9-14)

Nepenthes x St. Gaya, is a compact, easy-to-grow hybrid of N. khasiana x (ventricosa x maxima). It is a vigorous growing carnivorous tropical pitcher plant with large upright pitchers with cherry red speckles on yellow-green backgrounds. The trap mouths are wide and oval. It's parent species are quite adaptable, growing in the open or shade, among grasses and shrubs. St. Gaya pitcher plants are very cold tolerant, but prefer warm, humid, bright conditions. 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.

Unless size specifies "potted", 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: Tropical, Intermediate
Soil: Live Sphagnum Moss or Nepenthes Soil Mix
Light: Bright indirect indoors, full to partial sun outdoors
Use: Great house plant for the sunroom, window sill, terrarium, or greenhouse

Customer Reviews

Based on 33 reviews
Steve Hubbard
Healthy, arrived safely, packed very well

Great plant, very well packed and as described and pictured

Wow I love this little guy

This is better than expected. It’s a Nice size plant with three healthy pitchers on it

Another Outstanding Plant

As always, this Nepenthes arrived in outstanding condition with two nice-sized pitchers. You can't go wrong ordering from CPS - they really know what they're doing.

David B.
Excellent Service

This is my second order with CPN and with both orders the plants were received in excellent condition, in a timely manner, and as described. I will almost certainly continue to use CPN for carnivorous plants.

Michael Franciscono
Nepenthes gaya purchase

Healthy little plant! Great packaging!

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