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Nepenthes edwardsiana Potted
Nepenthes edwardsiana is among the most magnificent and sought-after of all Nepenthes species. It probably needs no introduction, but its famous, deeply ridged peristome makes it instantly recognizable and awe-inspiring! Produced with horticulturally produced seeds, this is a single clone exclusive from the California Carnivores tissue culture lab.
This is an ultra highland species which has specific requirements but many people have reported it to be more forgiving than villosa, rajah or lowii.
Sun: Grow on sunny windowsills with at least three hours of direct sun, in greenhouses, or 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. Does not do well with night temperatures at all and prefers high humidity.
Dormancy: none needed