Information About Pitcher Plants

Pitcher plants make interesting carnivorous additions indoors, but growing pitcher plants in the garden requires a little more know-how. Learn how to grow a pitcher plant and all about its care in the following articles. When you’re armed with the right information, you’ll have exactly what you need to grow these fun plants.

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Black Pitcher Plant Leaves – Why Nepenthes Leaves Are Turning Black

By Jackie Carroll

Pitcher plant has specific needs, and it lets you know with alarming clarity when those needs aren't being met. This article explains what to do when you find your pitcher plant's leaves turning black. Click here to learn more.

Watering Nepenthes – How To Water A Pitcher Plant

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

There are many types of exotic pitcher plants, all surprisingly easy to grow once you learn how to meet the plant's basic needs, including proper pitcher plant watering. Click here to learn what's involved in watering a pitcher plant.

Nepenthes Pitcher Plants: Treating A Pitcher Plant With Red Leaves

By Teo Spengler

Nepenthes pitcher plants are often grown as houseplants. If you own one, you may see your pitcher plant leaves turning red. There are various possible reasons for a pitcher plant with red leaves; some require fixing, some do not. Click here to learn more.

Pitcher Plant Pest Control: Learn About Pests Of Pitcher Plants

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Pitcher plants are exotic, fascinating plants, but they're prone to many of the same problems that affect any other plant, including pests. If you're wondering how to get rid of bugs on carnivorous plants, it can be tricky. Click here to find out why.

Do Pitcher Plants Bloom: Learn About Pitcher Plant Flowers

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Do pitcher plants bloom? They certainly do, and pitcher plant flowers are just as fascinating as the colorful, mysterious pitchers. Click on this article for more pitcher plant flower information. You'll be amazed at how lovely their flowers are.

Pitcher Plant Info: Growing Pitcher Plants In The Garden

By Karen Boness, Owner of Wild Willow Landscape Design

Growing pitcher plants outdoors requires a combination of conditions quite different from ordinary garden plants. To learn what these plants need to grow outdoors, click on the article that follows for additional information.

Carnivorous Plant Problems: Why A Pitcher Plant Has No Pitchers

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

If you're having carnivorous plant problems, such as a pitcher plant not making pitchers, it may require some troubleshooting to determine the problem. For helpful tips on this issue, simply click on the following article.

Pitcher Plant Seeds: Guide To Pitcher Plant Seed Growing

By Teo Spengler

Pitcher plant seed sowing is one of the best ways to reproduce this beautiful plant. But like the seeds of other carnivorous plants, they need special treatment to give them their best chance of growing. Click this article to learn more.

Trimming Pitcher Plants: Guide To Pruning A Pitcher Plant

By Teo Spengler

Generally, pitcher plants do not require much maintenance, but pruning a pitcher plant occasionally produces a more vigorous plant. Learn how to prune a pitcher plant and when it?s done in the following article. Click here for more info.

Indoor Pitcher Plant Care: Tips On Growing Pitcher Plant As A Houseplant

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Pitcher plants are fascinating carnivorous plants that are surprisingly adaptable to the indoor environment. Click this article to learn the basics of growing pitcher plant as a houseplant and pitcher plant care indoors.

Rooting Pitcher Plants: Tips On Growing Pitcher Plants From Cuttings

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Rooting Nepenthes cuttings is the more common method for a home gardener. Pitcher plant cuttings must be taken at the right time of the year and from a mature plant. This article should help get you started with propagating this plant.

Hanging Pitcher Plant Care: Types Of Pitcher Plants For Hanging Baskets

By Liz Baessler

Pitcher plants are a fantastic addition to the home. They're a little bit temperamental, but if you're willing to put in the extra work, you'll have a striking conversation piece. Click this article to learn about good pitcher plants for hanging baskets.

Cobra Lily Care: Tips For Growing A Cobra Lily Plant

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

There is something otherworldly about the cobra lily plant. This pitcher plant is not only unique in appearance but has an active appetite fed by insects and, occasionally, small vertebrates. Read here to learn how to grow cobra lily.

Pitcher Plant Diseases And Pests Of Pitcher Plants

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

As with any plant, diseases of pitcher plant may occur and should be dealt with immediately. Learn what these problems are and how to deal with them in this article. Click here to get these tips.

Browning Pitcher Plants: Why A Pitcher Plant Turns Yellow Or Brown

By Kristi Waterworth

When your pitcher plant turns yellow or brown, it's not time to panic; these hardy plants are hard to keep down for long. The following information can help. Click this article to learn what's going on and how to fix it.

Pitcher Plant Fertilizer: When And How To Fertilize A Pitcher Plant

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Pitcher plant care is relatively easy and they make interesting houseplants or outdoor specimens in milder climes. Do pitcher plants need fertilizer? Find out more in this article.

Pitcher Plant Dormancy: Pitcher Plant Care Over Winter

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Pitcher plants are classic carnivorous plants that use and trap insects as part of their nutrient needs. Learn about caring for them over winter in this article so you can continue to enjoy these unusual plants.

Repotting Pitcher Plants: How To Repot Pitcher Plants

By Anne Baley

Every healthy houseplant eventually needs repotting, and your exotic pitcher plants are no different. Learn how to repot pitcher plants using the info found in the following article.

Pitcher Plant Propagation: How To Propagate A Pitcher Plant

By Anne Baley

If you're a fan of the pitcher plant, you'll eventually want to propagate some of your specimens to add to your collection. Propagating pitcher plants is no harder than any other plant using the info in this article.

Growing Pitcher Plants: Learn About The Care of Pitcher Plants

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Pitcher plants have the appearance of an exotic, rare plant but they are actually native to parts of the United States. Read this article to learn more about growing these carnivorous plants.

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