CP in north-facing greenhouse

24 Mar 95 09:53

I'm planning to build a greenhouse/solarium. Because of the orientation of
my house and yard, location of the neighbors' houses, and building code
restrictions, the only possible site is on the north facing side of the
house, which gets no direct sun. (Well, maybe a couple of hours near the
summer solstice.) There is otherwise unobstructed indirect light from the

I'm wondering whether I can get Nepenthes to grow and pitcher normally
under these conditions without having to resort to artificial lights. Does
anyone have any experience growing Nepenthes under north-facing greenhouse
conditions? Any information would be most welcome.

Geoff Wong

gwong@raychem.com San Francisco, California