Nepenthes glabrata

Nepenthes glabrata


(4 customer reviews)

Nepenthes glabrata is known for its small but colorful pitchers. It is native to the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia where it grows in cloud forests at higher elevations. In cultivation, N. glabrata grows best with moderate daytime temperatures and cool nights. With regular pruning, it is a good option for terrariums. Please note: This plant ships bare root, see size information below.


Size and packing method: You will receive a bare root plant carefully wrapped in a damp paper towel. Young plants are about 2 inches from one leaf tip to the other and specimen size plants are 4-5 inches from one leaf tip to the other with more mature growth.

Growing conditions

Light: Partial shade
Growing media: Long-fiber sphagnum moss with perlite
Feeding: Feed bugs, dried bloodworms, or fish food every 2-3 weeks, fertilizer such as Osmocote may be added to pitchers sparingly
Humidity: 60-90%
Water: Keep wet but well drained at all times, provide water that is low in salts and minerals such as rain or distilled water
Temperature: 55-80°F
Dormancy: None

Planting and adjustment instructions will be included with your shipment.

4 reviews for Nepenthes glabrata

  1. Kyle (verified owner)

  2. Christina Hoang (verified owner)

    Shipping was fast and the plant arrived cute and healthy! There were 2 plants included in the pot. The plant was packaged with a damp paper towel and some live sphagnum moss wrapped around its roots, held in place by a rubber band and put into a ziplock bag. I’m very happy with my purchase!

  3. Lee t Wong (verified owner)

    Very nice

  4. Brian (verified owner)

    The plant arrived in good time and was exactly as expected.

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