“Maxima” means greatest in Latin and this classic species certainly lives up to its name! It’s variable but generally mature pitchers are six to eight inches tall, spotted and with a dark, widely flared peristome. These are seed-grown plants which is always a little more exciting!
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