Re: Nepenthes pitcher plants in S.F.

Robert Allen (Robert.Allen@Eng.Sun.COM)
Wed, 20 Apr 1994 08:36:14 +0800

>>If you go to San Franscisco, they have a greenhouse/arboretum in
>>Golden Gate Park. Inside the arboretum, they have about 4-5
>>Nepenthes hanging pitcher plants in hanging baskets. These plants
>>are huge, each with probably 40 to 50 pitchers.

Ahh yes, I forgot. The greenhouse is a "miniature", but
still large, replica of the greenhouse of the Royal Gardens
at Kew, England. The nepenthes are at least 20 years old.
I believe one is N. x dyeriana.