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SUNPITCHER: Heliamphora Pulchella loc Akopan Tepui, Venezuela for sale | Buy carnivorous plants and seeds online @ South Africa's leading online plant nursery, Cultivo Carnivores

SUNPITCHER: Heliamphora Pulchella loc Akopan Tepui, Venezuela

  • R1,316.00 ZAR


** ** Collectors Item - RARE and Sought after ** **

** Limited quantity available **

As a native to the moutaintops of Venezuela, Heliamphora thrives in bright artificial to partial sunlight and mild daytime temperatures (18°C to 25°C).  We recommend growing these under strong fluorescent lights with stable conditions or at the very least - bright light on a windowsill. This will help your plant grow those beautiful spoons that ornate their pitchers. Overall, Heliamphora is a hardy plant, though it grows very, very slowly, which probably contributes to its mystique. If you're a patient experienced grower, you will certainly enjoy growing a heliamphora. We highly recommend doing some research on the specific needs of heliamphora prior to ordering - these are well established rooted divisions from near flowering mature plants

Specific notes on Heterodoxa Pulchella 
Heliamphora species are regarded as plants for the experienced grower and will need highland conditions to grow well. Cool water and bright light (while still managing cool to mild temperatures) are the main factors in growing them successfully  

  • Collection:  
    • You will receive a well established potted plant 
  • Sent via courier:  
    • Shipping is not recommended as these plants are quite fragile, however, should this be the preferred method, your plant will be sent already potted - Packed and protected to minimise damage
    • Upon receiving, unpack your plant carefully and choose a growing area with bright light. Top water your plant, with a small film of water in a tray, never let your plant dry out. Frequent cool water misting will be beneficial to your plant's growth

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