Ventrata

Nepenthes × ventrata is a natural hybrid involving N. alata and N. ventricosa. Like its two parent species, it is endemic to the Philippines. The name was originally published in the Carnivorous Plant Newsletter in 1979.

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Difficulty

Easy

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Lighting

Plenty of light

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Water

Keep moist and do not let dry out

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Soil

Carnivorous plant soil

The parents are a cross between highland (N. alata) and lowland (N. ventricosa), the N. ventrata is a very hardy and tolerant plant of a varying range of temperatures. In South Florida, they thrived in temperatures down to the low 40s and have tolerated direct westward sun quite well.