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Nepenthes glandulifera x veitchii ‘Candy’. 1. A pitcher on a typical sale plant.

1. A pitcher on a typical sale plant.

Nepenthes glandulifera x veitchii ‘Candy’

This is an extremely promising seed-grown hybrid produced by Christian Klein. The large, attractive, hairy pitchers of Nepenthes glandulifera paired with Christian’s stunning candy-striped Nepenthes veitchii should make for a winning combination. The first two images show the medium-sized plants (10-12cm diameter) which are for sale. These will be sent potted. The third image shows the male parent plant.

As you’ll see from the photos of the young plants which are for sale, the markings and colouration are already fantastic. These plants are seed-grown hybrids, so variation between individuals is to be expected - this is a great opportunity to own a unique specimen.

While I grow these successfully in my highland greenhouse, I expect this cross will be tolerant of a wide range of growing conditions, and particularly of warmer temperatures. The parent species can both be classed as intermediates, and hybrids with N. veitchii are often particularly adaptable to lower humidity conditions, in my experience. For more cultivation advice, see my Nepenthes Growing Guide.

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