Carnivorous Plants/Nepenthes

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Nepenthes
Nepenthes  

Nepenthes
Nepenthes  
What nepenthes is this? i think it is a nepenthes fusca.

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That's Nepenthes Miranda, a very common hybrid found in cultivation.  The actual parentage is Nepenthes maxima x (northiana x maxima).  (Fusca and maxima are closely related, but fusca's pitchers are slightly smaller and slightly fuzzy.  Your plant has more characteristics that are consistent with Miranda.)

This hybrid produces very large pitchers and grows well as a houseplant.  Consider placing your plant in an area where the leaves can get several hours of direct sunlight.  With it being high in the window and your awnings, the plant looks very shaded.  This plant definitely needs a lot of sunlight.

For more information about growing Nepenthes, read our care guide on our main website.
http://www.growcarnivorousplants.com/careguides


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Jacob Farin

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