Pitcher Plant (Nepenthes Gaya Buddha)
Nepenthes Gaya Buddha is one interesting plant that attracts humans and insects alike. A truly unique and variable plant, it is perhaps not the best option for a novice grower. This plant is a hybrid plant of Nepenthes X St Gaya [N. khasiana x (ventricosa x maxima)] Therefore it will make a great choice for the enthusiast. The plant comes in a hanging plastic pot and is ready to start catching those flies!
Size: 12 inches approx with about 8-9 pitchers and two plants in a pot
Pot Size: Grown in 5 inches plastic hanging pot Pot.
Note: Drying up of some pitchers in transit is very normal. The plant produces a pitcher in each new leaf.
The above specifications are indicative only. The actual size and color of the plant may vary.
Keep the soil moist at all times, making sure that the excess water drains away freely and the plant is not left sitting in water for any length of time. Keep misting the plant occasionally, they love high humidity.
A soil mix of peat, sand, perlite, orchid bark and chopped Sphagnum works well. Pure live sphagnum moss or “orchid mix” is a good soil alternative.
Nepenthes generally like bright light without much direct sun. About 50% sun or dappled shade is good. Thin, spindly plants or poor coloration are a sign of too weak a light.
Initial Care (After receiving the plant)
- Leave the plant in its nursery pot for a day. if the medium looks dry, water it and always make sure to keep the medium moist but not soggy.
- If the plant has been recently moved so the natural secretions drain out, fill each pitcher with about 1” of distilled water.
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We ship our plants in weekdays ie. monday to friday. We avoid weekends because we don't want our parcel to get stucked at the postal office. Processing depends on several factors like the type of plant, when you order it etc.
Standard shipping takes 4-6 days to reach, but it may vary during the holiday seasons and your location.
Where do you ship from?
Most of the plants get shipped from Pune, although we have a few different locations across India. And we ship all over India.
Orders are dispatched within 5 working days. Cancellations will be considered only if the cancellation request is made within 24 hours of placing an order.
recieved the plant in bad condition and idnt hope it wil regain to original health
Very healthy and well grown plant, very happy with the purchase. 1-2 pitchers were damaged in transit but that is not a problem.
Excellent plant I m so happy
Was wanting this plant for long, finally got it and it was in excellent shape when i got it. 10/10