Re: New member

Rick Walker (
Wed, 30 Mar 1994 20:41:08 -0800


> As for Nepenthes, it has always been my impression that most are
> high-light growers; I had been considering acquiring some to grow
> under lights along with my orchids.

Photos that I have seen of N. ampullaria, in habitat, are in total shade.
I have heard some speculation that the plant pitchers more heavily under
reduced light levels. There is variation by species, but you can find
among the Nepenthes some that are suited for low light.