Re: Compact Nepenthes

Date: Thu Mar 25 1999 - 13:39:08 PST

Date: Thu, 25 Mar 1999 16:39:08 EST
Message-Id: <aabcdefg933$foo@default>
Subject: Re: Compact Nepenthes

In a message dated 99-03-24 16:12:00 EST, you write:

 My N. bicalcarata being growing too well under the very humid spring climate
 here, I trying to look for small nep species that would gently stay
 terrarium-sized. I've got N. gracilis, but after 9 mths I do not know where
 to put the cuttings anymore...
 I've checked my "favorites" sites on the net for small species, and was
 wondering if N. argentii was in cultivation yet.
 As well, does anybody grow N. adnata ?
 Thanks for your advice.
 Gilles in HK

Good space savers are N. bellii (syn. globeamphora), veitchii (which stays
compact), tentaculata (which is highland) and ventricosa (which can be kept
small by cutting. There are also some forms of N. alata that either do not
get very large or can be controlled by cutting.

If it never goes below 50 degrees where you are, put the bicalcarata in the


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