Nepenthes ephippiata (Hose Mountains, Borneo) FV-041-01

A close relative to N. lowii which generally produces more squat pitchers. N. ephippiata is known to occur at several locations within Sarawak and Kalimantan on the island of Borneo. Plants from the Hose Mountains location tend to be easier to grow and are generally more vigorous than plants from Kalimantan.

Pictured plant is potted in a 7 x 7 cm pot for reference. Sizes may vary slightly.
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Slowly acclimate pitcher plants you got from us to your growing conditions by keeping them in a humid environment. They may lose their pitchers due to the sudden environmental changes; however, we can assure you that new ones will be forming in no time.

Growing tips:

- A plant for pros

- Best grown in a highland temperature regime

- Peat or Sphagnum-based soil mix supplemented with horticultural grade perlite

- Bright light, but avoid direct sunlight

- Requires high humidity

- Requires sufficient airflow

- Avoid overwatering

- If perfectly established, feeding or careful fertilization benefits growth

Your plants will be sent unpotted wrapped in some high-quality Sphagnum moss. Please make sure to have soil components and pots ready upon delivery, so you are immediately able to take care of your purchase.

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