re: Nepenthes propagation

From: Ross Rowe (
Date: Tue Mar 30 1999 - 20:43:42 PST

Date: Wed, 31 Mar 1999 14:43:42 +1000
From: "Ross Rowe" <>
Message-Id: <aabcdefg1027$foo@default>
Subject: re: Nepenthes propagation

I am out of the office until Monday 12 April 1999. Please contact
Kate Dixon on 02 6274 2746 for matters requiring attention in this
time frame.

Regards Ross Rowe

>>> cp 03/31/99 14:42 >>>

Steve asked about propagating Nepenthes alata, ventricosa, mixta,

I have been 100% successful rooting cuttings of N. ventrata, N.
maxima, N. alata, and N. hybridwithmissingtag (looks like mixta)
by the following method, so it should work with the plants you have.

1. Take cutting with 3 or more leaves. 2. Stick end of cutting in
jar of distilled water and leave it lying around somewhere (the
coffee table seems to work well). Don't bother trimming leaves. 3.
Wait approximately 6 weeks or until roots are 2 inches long.
Sometimes the cutting will begin to pitcher while still in the
water. 4. Pot up cutting in favorite mix. I like a

Nick ----------------------- Nicholas Plummer

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