Unit Pack Size: Bask 4"
Light:Pitcher plants cannot tolerate direct sunlight and thrive best in a shady spot betweenother plants.
Water:Mist regularly with purified water. Do not allow water to fall into pitchers. High
humidity is essential.
Temp:Summer temperatures of 70-85 degrees and 70-75 degrees in the winter.
Soil:Use fairly poor soil with sphagnum or bark. No transplanting.
Fertilizer:Almost never needs feeding.
Pests:Insects are usually not a problem as invading bugs get eaten.
Special Care:Trim off any withered leaves or pitchers.
Flower Color:Rarely flowers in cultivation, but when it does, flowers grow in clusters onspecialized, flowering stems.
Growth Habit:They reach at least 10 - 16 inches and grow slowly. The leaves form small "pitchers" that can trap and digest insects.
Fun Fact:The "stomach" of the pitcher is swollen and contains a digestive acid that breaksdown insects into absorbable protein.
The key to a happy plant is proper care!