Carnivorous
Photograph
Genus species 'Cultivar' - OR -
Genus Hybrid 'Cultivar'
Description and grower
Nepenthes
alata

Parents: = Species in Philippines to Malaysia.
Desc: Green pitcher, 5 inches tall at tip of leaf.
Grower: 9/16/2006 J&K Orchids (Neenah, WI).

7/3/2007 - Healthy plant. New leaves actively growing. 7 pitchers. Grown in 5 inch clay hanging pot. Summers outdoors beneath house overhang, receives 4 hours of direct morning sunlight.
4/5/2007 - Five stem cutting made, 4 survived. Pitchers removed.
1/21/2007 - Healthy plant. New leaves actively growing. 6 pitchers. Receives sunlight from southeast facing window for 2-3 hours. Watered twice weekly, soil kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter.
9/18/2006 - Grown in 5 inch hanging pot. Moved indoors for winter. Healthy plant. Receives sunlight from southeast facing window for 2-3 hours. Watered twice weekly, sphagnum kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter.
Future image Nepenthes
ephippiata

Parents: = Species in Borneo.
Desc: Highland tropical pitcher. Green pitcher with burgundy spots, 2 inches tall at tip of leaf.
Grower: 7/1/2007 California Carnivores (Sebastopol, CA).

7/1/2007 - Healthy plant, small. New leaves actively growing. 2 pitchers. Grown in 4 inch clay hanging pot. Summers outdoors beneath shadecloth, little direct sunlight.
Nepenthes
fusca
'Sarawak'

Parents: = Species in Borneo.
Desc: Highland tropical pitcher. 'Sarawak' is an orange form. Yellow green pitcher, 2 inches tall at tip of leaf.
Grower: 11/27/2006 California Carnivors (Sebastopol, CA).

7/3/2007 - Healthy plant, small. New leaves actively growing. 1 pitcher. Grown in 4 inch clay hanging pot. Summers outdoors beneath shadecloth, little direct sunlight.
1/21/2007 - Healthy plant, small. New leaves actively growing. 3 pitchers. Receives sunlight from southeast facing window for 2-3 hours. Watered twice weekly, soil kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter.
11/30/2006 - Grown in 3 inch plastic pot. Moved indoors for winter. Healthy plant. Receives sunlight from southeast facing window for 2-3 hours. Watered twice weekly, sphagnum kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter.
Nepenthes
khasiana

Parents: = Species in India.
Desc: Highland tropical pitcher. Yellow green pitcher, 2 inches tall at tip of leaf.
Grower: 12/5/2006 J&K Orchids (Neenah, WI).

7/3/2007 - Healthy plant. New leaves actively growing. 0 pitchers. Grown in 5 inch clay hanging pot. Summers outdoors beneath house overhang, receives 4 hours of direct morning sunlight.
4/5/2007 - Five stem cutting made, 0 survived. Pitchers removed.
1/21/2007 - Healthy plant. New leaves actively growing. 8 pitchers. Receives sunlight from southeast facing window for 2-3 hours. Watered twice weekly, soil kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter.
12/5/2006 - Grown in 5 inch hanging pot. Moved indoors for winter. Healthy plant. Receives sunlight from southeast facing window for 2-3 hours. Watered twice weekly, sphagnum kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter.
Nepenthes
lowii

Parents: = Species in Borneo.
Desc: Highland tropical pitcher. Yellow green pitcher, 2 inches tall at tip of leaf.
Grower: 11/27/2006 California Carnivores (Sebastopol, CA).

7/3/2007 - Healthy plant, small. New leaves actively growing. 1 pitcher. Grown in 4 inch clay hanging pot. Summers outdoors beneath shadecloth, little direct sunlight.
1/21/2007 - Healthy plant, small. New leaves actively growing. 0 pitchers. Receives sunlight from southeast facing window for 2-3 hours. Watered twice weekly, soil kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter.
11/30/2006 - Grown in 3 inch pot. Moved indoors for winter. Healthy plant. Receives sunlight from southeast facing window for 2-3 hours. Watered twice weekly, sphagnum kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter.
Nepenthes
mikei

Parents: = Species in Sumatra. Discovered 1989.
Desc: Highland tropical pitcher. Yellow green pitcher, 2 inches tall at tip of leaf.
Grower: 11/27/2006 California Carnivores (Sebastopol, CA).

7/3/2007 - Healthy plant, small. New leaves actively growing. 1 pitcher. Grown in 4 inch clay hanging pot. Summers outdoors beneath shadecloth, little direct sunlight.
1/21/2007 - Healthy plant, small. New leaves actively growing. 3 pitchers. Receives sunlight from southeast facing window for 2-3 hours. Watered twice weekly, soil kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter.
11/30/2006 - Grown in 3 inch pot. Moved indoors for winter. Healthy plant. Receives sunlight from southeast facing window for 2-3 hours. Watered twice weekly, sphagnum kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter.
Future image Nepenthes
Miranda

Parents: = (maxima x northiana) x maxima. Nepenthes maxima is highland species in New Guinea. Nepenthes northiana is lowland species in Borneo.
Desc: Green pitcher, 5 inches tall at tip of leaf.
Grower: 9/16/2006 J&K Orchids (Neenah, WI).

7/3/2007 - Healthy plant. New leaves actively growing. 0 pitchers. Grown in 6 inch clay hanging pot. Summers outdoors beneath house overhang, receives 4 hours of direct morning sunlight.
1/21/2007 - Healthy plant. New leaves actively growing. 0 pitchers. Receives sunlight from southeast facing window for 2-3 hours. Watered twice weekly, soil kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter.
9/18/2006 - Grown in 6 inch hanging pot. Moved indoors for winter. Healthy plant. Receives sunlight from southeast facing window for 2-3 hours. Watered twice weekly, sphagnum kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter.
Future image Nepenthes
rafflesiana

Parents: = Species in Borneo to Malaysia.
Desc: Lowland tropical pitcher. Green pitcher with burgundy spots, 2 inches tall at tip of leaf.
Grower#1: 7/1/2007 California Carnivores (Sebastopol, CA).
Grower#2: 11/27/2006 California Carnivores (Sebastopol, CA).

7/1/2007 #1 - Replacement plant arrived. Healthy plant, small. New leaves actively growing. 1 pitcher. Grown in 4 inch clay hanging pot. Summers outdoors beneath shadecloth, little direct sunlight.
2/20/2007 #2 - Dead.
1/21/2007 #2 - Healthy plant, small. New leaves actively growing. 0 pitchers. Receives sunlight from southeast facing window for 2-3 hours. Watered twice weekly, soil kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter.
11/30/2006 #2 - Grown in 3 inch pot. Moved indoors for winter. Healthy plant. Receives sunlight from southeast facing window for 2-3 hours. Watered twice weekly, sphagnum kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter.

Nepenthes
rafflesiana

Parents: = Species in Borneo to Malaysia.
Desc: Lowland tropical pitcher. Green pitcher with burgundy spots, 2 inches tall at tip of leaf.
Grower#3: 12/5/2006 J&K Orchids (Neenah, WI).

7/3/2007 - Healthy plant, medium size. New leaves actively growing. 0 pitchers. Grown in 3 inch plastic hanging pot. Summers outdoors beneath shadecloth, little direct sunlight.
1/21/2007 - Struggling plant, small. Some brown leaf tips. 0 pitchers. Receives sunlight from southeast facing window for 2-3 hours. Watered twice weekly, soil kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter.
11/30/2006 - Grown in 3 inch plastic pot. Healthy plant. Moved indoors for winter (MH-HID lights). Misted daily, soil kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter.
Future image Nepenthes
sanguinea

Parents: = Species in Malaysia.
Desc: Yellow green pitcher, 2 inches tall at tip of leaf.
Grower: 9/18/2005 J&K Orchids (Neenah, WI).

1/21/2007 - Struggling plant. Moved from MH-HID light to southeast facing windoww. Some brown leaves. Some green leaves are curled. 0 pitchers. Receives sunlight from southeast facing window for 2-3 hours. Watered twice weekly, soil kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter.
9/18/2006 - Grown in 3 inch pot. Moved indoors for winter. Healthy plant. Receives 500 footcandles for 12 hours per day from MH-HID lights. Watered twice weekly, soil kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter.
Nepenthes
spectabilis

Parents: = Species in Sumatra.
Desc: Highland tropical pitcher. Yellow green pitcher, 2 inches tall at tip of leaf.
Grower: 11/27/2006 California Carnivores (Sebastopol, CA).

7/3/2007 - Healthy plant, small. New leaves actively growing. 0 pitchers. Grown in 4 inch clay hanging pot. Summers outdoors beneath shadecloth, little direct sunlight.
1/21/2007 - Healthy plant, small. New leaves actively growing. 0 pitchers. Receives sunlight from southeast facing window for 2-3 hours. Watered twice weekly, soil kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter.
11/30/2006 - Grown in 3 inch pot. Moved indoors for winter. Healthy plant. Receives sunlight from southeast facing window for 2-3 hours. Watered twice weekly, sphagnum kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter.
Future image Nepenthes
talangensis

Parents: = Species in Sumatra.
Desc: Highland tropical pitcher. Green pitcher with burgundy spots, 2 inches tall at tip of leaf.
Grower: 7/1/2007 California Carnivores (Sebastopol, CA).

7/1/2007 - Healthy plant, small. New leaves actively growing. 0 pitchers. Grown in 4 inch clay hanging pot. Summers outdoors beneath shadecloth, little direct sunlight.
Nepenthes
tobiaca

Parents: = Species in Sumatra.
Desc: Highland tropical pitcher. Yellow green pitcher, 2 inches tall at tip of leaf.
Grower: 12/5/2006 J&K Orchids (Neenah, WI).

7/3/2007 - Recovering plant, not lush. New leaves actively growing. 0 pitchers. Grown in 5 inch clay hanging pot. Summers outdoors beneath house overhang, receives 4 hours of direct morning sunlight. Some old leaves are burnt.
4/5/2007 - Five stem cutting made, 1 survived. Pitchers removed.
1/21/2007 - Healthy plant. New leaves actively growing. 2 pitchers. Receives sunlight from southeast facing window for 2-3 hours. Watered twice weekly, soil kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter.
12/5/2006 - Grown in 5 inch hanging pot. Moved indoors for winter. Healthy plant. Receives sunlight from southeast facing window for 2-3 hours. Watered twice weekly, sphagnum kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter.
Nepenthes
ventricosa

Parents: = Species in Philippines.
Desc: Highland tropical pitcher. Yellow green pitcher, 2 inches tall at tip of leaf.
Grower: 12/5/2006 J&K Orchids (Neenah, WI).

1/10/2007 - Healthy plant. New leaves actively growing. 2 pitchers. Receives sunlight from southeast facing window for 2-3 hours. Watered twice weekly, soil kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter. Plant given away as gift. Removed from collection.
12/5/2006 - Grown in 3 inch pot. Moved indoors for winter. Healthy plant. Receives sunlight from southeast facing window for 2-3 hours. Watered twice weekly, sphagnum kept permanently wet, nighttime temperature kept above 60F for winter.


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