How to grow Nepenthes

Nepenthes grow and care – carnivorous plant of this genus also known as Monkey cups, Nepenthes perennial evergreen plant used as ornamental plant to catch bugs and for beauty, grow in tropic climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 13+.

Nepenthes cups

Leaves are oval in the end of the leaf there is a structure that look like cup, the color of the cup can be: green, red, orange, purple, white or yellow

Flower color green the flowers grow on stem in inflorescence, flowers on separate plants male or female plants

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How to grow Nepenthes growing and care:

Moisture, high humidity, rain water

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Special recommends

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
0.05-1 m, 2-40 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
All year

General information about the flower
Green flowers that grow on stem in inflorescence, the flowers grow in male or female flowers on separate plants

Pollination is done by:
Bees and more

Scientific name:


How to grow Nepenthes

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Nepenthes cups

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Nepenthes plant care



Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
  • Winter flowers
Flower colors
  • Green flower
  • Tropics Climate
Leaf color
  • Orange leaves
  • Purple leaf
  • Red leaves
  • White leaves
  • Yellow leaf
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Leaf plant
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Indoor plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 13