The Nepenthes hookeriana develops like a perennial herb. The ramifications of these plants tend to develop downwards. This plant in the winter assumes a red colouring; it is medium in size and can reach 75 cm high. It keeps its leaves in the winter.
Temperatures Nepenthes hookeriana
For a balanced development of the The Nepenthes hookeriana , let's choose a partially shaded place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day. The Nepenthes hookeriana is grown at home or in a warmed green house; during the Spring it can be moved outside, but only if the mimimum temperatures are clearly mild.A large part of the carnivorous plants can stand the cold weather, and should be located outside. The original species of the hot areas are grown instead as apartment plants.
Irrigation Nepenthes hookeriana
These plants favour quite regular watering, usually 2-3 glasses of water ; we advise in any case to irrigate every 1-2 weeks , when the soil is dry. Carnivorous plants are diffused in the marsh or in the alpine woodland areas; the cultivation soil must be kept prevalently moist. Usually the vases are placed in containers with at least 4-5cm of demineralised water.
Adversity Nepenthes hookeriana
Carnivorous plants defend themselves from the most common parasites, which in general don’t attack them; when repotting it might be necessary to treat the soil with a fungicide or against radical putrefaction.
Substrate Nepenthes hookeriana
Cultivate - Nepenthes hookeriana
The quite contained development of these plants enables us to cultivate them in a vase. The Nepenthes hookeriana needs to be cultivated in an acid substratum, with a lower PH level than 5. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.