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Nepenthes dactylifera Potted
This plant was formerly sold as Nepenthes fusca ‘Sarawak’ but has since been reclassified. More specifically; it was formerly classified as Nepenthes fusca ‘Sarawak’, the taxonomy has been recently revised and split into two morphologically different classifications. The form from Sabah is now classified as Nepenthes zakariana and the form from Sarawak is now Nepenthes dactylifera.
The pitchers of Nepenthes dactylifera are usually wider than zakariana with red colored speckling along the pitchers and stripey peristomes!
These are from a single clone in tissue culture, BE-3068.
Sun: Grow on sunny windowsills with at least three hours of direct sun, in greenhouses, or in a terrarium with fluorescent light
Water: Water with distilled or purified water frequently, do not let the pots sit in water for long periods of time but be sure to keep the potting medium moist all the time
Temperature: Daytime temperatures in the 70’s-80’s with a 10-20 degree drop in night temps
Dormancy: none needed