Nepenthes copelandii

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Nepenthes copelandii

Ease to Grow: Easy.
Dormancy: No.
Native Range: Philippine Highlands.
Zones: 11-12 (9-14).

Nepenthes copelandii, is a medium size, carnivorous tropical pitcher plant with rich, predominant red and reddish purple speckles. The tubes are long with a narrow waist, and bulbous bottom. The opening is large, oval and upward pointing. The hoods are large and oval. Lower pitchers are colored purplish brown with red speckling. They too have a bulbous bottom and nice wings. In its native range it is quite wide spread, growing as a scrambling vine over shrubs and trees in full sun, in water logged soils. In cultivation it prefers very damp soil and bright indirect light.  It is an excellent terrarium plant.

Height: 18+".
Plant Type: Perennial, tropical.
Soil: Live Sphagnum Moss or Nepenthes Mix.
Light: Bright indirect indoors, full to parltial sun outdoors.
Use: Great house plant for the sunroom, window sill, terrarium, or greenhouse.