Nepenthes x hookeriana (a.k.a. Hooker’s Pitcher Plant) is a hybrid between N. ampullaria and N. rafflesiana. Some of these plants are seed grown and others are tissue cultured so there may be some variation in characteristics. Like its parents, N. x hookeriana prefers lowland conditions.
Nepenthes x hookeriana (N. ampullaria x N. rafflesiana)
Size and packing method: You will receive a young bare root plant 2-3 inches from one leaf tip to the other, carefully wrapped in a damp paper towel
Light: Partial shade
Growing media: Long-fiber sphagnum moss
Feeding: Feed bugs, dried bloodworms, or fish food every 2-3 weeks, fertilizer such as Osmocote may be added to pitchers sparingly
Water: Keep wet at all times, provide water that is low in salts and minerals such as rain or distilled water
Dormancy period: None
Planting and adjustment instructions will be included with your shipment.