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Nepenthes Pitcher Plant

Nepenthes Pitcher Plant

Regular price $10.00 CAD
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Meet the pitcher plant! This plant is special because it eats bugs. Its leaves look like cups. Bugs fall inside and can't get out. Pitcher plants are cool to look at. They can help keep your house bug-free, too!

Benefits of the Nepenthes Pitcher Plant

  • Natural Pest Control: Get rid of bugs the natural way! The pitcher plant catches bugs in its cups. No poisons are needed.

  • Unique Aesthetic Appeal: This plant looks cool! The pitcher plant has funny cups. It looks like it comes from a jungle.

  • Low-Maintenance Care: The pitcher plant is easy to grow.  It likes to live inside. Even if you don't have a green thumb, this plant is for you.

  • Air-Cleansing Properties: The pitcher plant cleans the air! It takes bad stuff out of the air you breathe.

  • Intriguing Growth: Watch your pitcher plant grow! See how it makes new cups to catch bugs. This plant is alive!

Easy Care for Your Pitcher Plant

Caring for your tropical pitcher plant is easier than you might think. Here are some simple tips to keep your Nepenthes thriving:

  • Light: Give your plant lots of light, but not hot sun. A window is good if the sun doesn't shine right on it.

  • Water: Keep the soil wet. Use clean water from rain or a bottle.

  • Humidity: Your plant likes it steamy. Spray it with water often.

Why Choose the Nepenthes Pitcher Plant?

Why pick a Nepenthes Pitcher Plant?

It's more than just a plant!  With a Nepenthes Pitcher Plant, you start a fun trip into the world of plants that eat bugs. It's both pretty to look at and helps catch bugs, so it's a great plant for anyone who loves plants.

Note: The images shown are representative of the species. Variations in size, color, and pitcher formation are natural and make each Nepenthes uniquely beautiful.

Experience the unique charm of the Nepenthes Pitcher Plant and watch as it transforms your understanding of nature and plant care.

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Sun: Indirect

Nepenthes Pitcher Plants thrive in bright, indirect sunlight. Avoid placing them in direct sunlight, as it can scorch their delicate foliage. Instead, opt for a location with filtered or dappled sunlight, such as near a north-facing window or under a sheer curtain.

Light: Medium - Bright

Provide your Nepenthes Pitcher Plant with ample ambient light to support healthy growth. While they can tolerate lower light conditions, they prefer moderate to bright indirect light for optimal photosynthesis and pitcher development.

Water: When top quarter dry

Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Nepenthes Pitcher Plants require high humidity, so water them regularly to maintain a humid environment. Use distilled water, rainwater, or purified water to avoid mineral buildup, as they are sensitive to salts and chemicals found in tap water.

Humidity: High

Maintain high humidity levels around your Nepenthes Pitcher Plant to mimic its natural rainforest habitat. You can increase humidity by placing the plant on a pebble tray filled with water, using a room humidifier, or grouping it with other moisture-loving plants. Avoid placing the plant near drafts or heating vents, as they can dry out the air.

Pet Friendly: Caution

Nepenthes Pitcher Plants are generally safe for pets, but it's essential to keep an eye on curious pets that may try to interact with the plant's pitchers. While the nectar in the pitchers is not harmful to pets, larger animals may damage the delicate foliage or knock over the plant. Place the Nepenthes Pitcher Plant out of reach of pets or in an area where they cannot access it easily.

Pro Tip

To encourage vigorous growth and vibrant pitchers, consider supplementing your Nepenthes Pitcher Plant's diet with occasional insect feedings. While these plants can derive nutrients from the soil, they thrive when provided with additional nourishment from insects. Offer small live insects, such as fruit flies or crickets, to the pitchers periodically to simulate their natural diet and promote optimal health and vitality.

Delivery Policy for Plant Condition

"I have only received part of my order. What to do?

No worries if you've only got part of your order! Our plants come from different nurseries and might arrive in separate shipments, typically 1-2 days apart. It's all part of ensuring your green friends reach you in top-notch condition!

If you do not receive the remaining packages within 48 hours contact support at

What is the Life Time Support?

Absolutely! Lifetime support means you can count on us whenever you have questions or uncertainties about your plant. Whether you're puzzled by its behavior or just want to ensure it's thriving, we're here for you. Connect with us on Instagram @mygreenscapeto or shoot us an email at

When it comes to our guarantee for plants shipped with standard or express, rest assured that we offer a 30-day happy healthy plant guarantee on all such shipments. This ensures that your plants are covered for 30 days after delivery, giving you peace of mind regarding their condition. If you have any concerns within this period, feel free to reach out to us for assistance.

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What to expect

Your plant will arrive in a standard nursery pot, typically 0.5" - 1" smaller than the stated size to seamlessly fit into your chosen decorative pot. Washable Paper Planter Bags are available for separate purchase.

Just like nature intended, each plant is unique, showcasing natural variations in size, shape, and characteristics. Our commitment is to deliver a plant that closely resembles the one featured on our website, matching your chosen size, and with the potential to thrive happily in your home.

Frequently Asked Questions

Certainly! If you're pondering about ordering plants online, you're not alone. We've compiled the most frequently asked questions. Check out our FAQ section here for quick answers! Happy planting!

Size Guide

Choosing the right pot size for your plants can be a daunting task, especially if you're new to gardening. But fear not! Our pot sizes chart can help you find the perfect match for your plants, ensuring they have enough space to grow and thrive. With our guide, you'll be able to confidently choose the right pot size and plant variety for your gardening needs.

Plant Pot Size Guide.

Plant & Pot Size Chart
Extra Small 7-10 cm 2.5 - 3 inches
Small 11-12 cm 3.5 - 4 inches
Medium 14-17 cm 5 - 6 inches
Large 19-21 cm 8 - 10 inches
Extra Large 24-27 cm 12 - 14 inches

All sizes are specified in product details.

Your Complete Guide to Pot Sizes: What Size Should You Choose?

When selecting a pot for your plant, it's important to find the right size. But with all the different options out there, how do you know which one is best? We're here to help!

MyGreenscape's pot sizes chart is a great resource for finding your perfect fit. Our easy-to-read chart takes out all the guesswork and helps you quickly choose the right size for your plant.

Smaller pots are best for seedlings or small plants just starting out. These tend to be shallow but wide, allowing enough room for the roots of the young plant but not too much where they get overcrowded. Medium-sized pots are ideal when your plant has grown from its infancy and is ready for more space. These are deeper and wider than small pots, so that it can accommodate larger root systems - making sure your plant gets enough nourishment while still giving it breathing room. Large pots are top choice if you have an established plant in need of lots of space - think trees and large shrubs! The spacious depth and width allow plenty of room for deep root systems without struggling for air or light.

No matter what size you choose, MyGreenscape has got you covered, with our pot sizes chart guaranteeing you find the perfect fit every time!

Light Guide

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To prevent both under-watering and overwatering, use a well-draining potting mix and allow excess water to escape. Always check the soil moisture before adding more water to keep your plants thriving.