Re: N. merrilliana

From: Richard Brown (
Date: Tue Feb 23 1999 - 19:16:44 PST

Date: Tue, 23 Feb 1999 22:16:44 -0500
From: "Richard Brown" <>
Message-Id: <aabcdefg559$foo@default>
Subject: Re: N. merrilliana


Thanks for your input! What is the medium you use to grow N. merrilliana?

Trent Meeks
Pompano Beach, Florida

> It is thus not suprising that most of the problems people have had with
> growing N. merrilliana have been due to rotten roots. Any plant that is
> adapted for a dry climate (or season) will obviously have trouble
> dealing with excess moisture. It is possible that N. merrilliana is
> very sensitive in this manner. My solution for the this has been to
> water my plants less frequently than for other Nepenthes (about once a
> week), allowing the media to intermittently dry out. I also keep them
> in large pots (I have my biggest in a 10-gallon deep terracotta pot).

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